Latest Eress articles

  • 2023-03-07

    Can railways get to a net zero emissions in Europe by 2050?

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  • 2023-02-16

    Get control and overview of your energy onboard

    Train companies shall pay for energy based on real consumption and market price to know what they are paying for.

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  • 2023-01-24

    National Express Rail has been awarded the contract to operate the German Rhein-Ruhr-Express up to 2033

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  • 2023-01-18

    ÖBB Rail Cargo Group has started a new subsidiary in Serbia.

    The new subsidiary will handle transit traffic between Turkey and Central and Southeastern Europe

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  • 2023-01-10

    Rail Baltica will build the largest cross-border electrification project

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  • 2022-10-04

    Belgium approved plan to double the volume of rail freight by 2030

    This plan has been approved by the government

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  • 2022-09-13

    Eress at Innotrans 2022

    Eress organisation will visit Innotrans on September 22 & 23

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  • 2022-08-17

    Climate Concerns and Air Travel Chaos Are Reviving Europe’s Overnight Trains

    Less flights more overnight trains in Europe

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  • 2022-06-27

    EUs' rail sector applauds approval of the Emissions Trading System

    EUs Parliament voted in favour of revising the EU Emissions Trading System

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  • 2022-06-22

    Eress will be speaking later on today at RailTech 2022 in Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • 2022-06-15

    Interview with Bjoern Lysne for RailTech

    The most sustainable energy is the energy you do not use

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  • 2022-06-13

    Presentations of Eress Forum 2022

    here you can find all presentations from that session

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  • 2022-05-18

    Presentations and statistics of "How green are the railways in Europe" session

    Please click on the links hereunder to open the presentations

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  • 2022-04-19

    Successful test of 5G stand-alone cellular network in Germany

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  • 2022-03-28

    Lineas to apply energy surcharge for rising energy prices

    Belgian freight operator says it can no longer absorb the economic hardship caused by soaring energy prices

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  • 2022-03-18

    Eress visited Infrastruturas de Portugal

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  • 2022-02-17

    Eress speaking at the AERRL workshop in Brussels today

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  • 2022-02-02

    High speed stations will have carbon-free energy

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  • 2022-01-14

    Monitoring sensors to improve efficiency and safety for train companies

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  • 2022-01-11

    HS2 will make journeys zero carbon for emissions from ‘day one’

    From day one of operations, HS2 trains will be powered by zero carbon energy creating a cleaner, more sustainable travel alternative and supporting the UK’s 2050 climate change goal.

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  • 2021-09-02

    Almost 1/2 of the railways are not electrified in Europe

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  • 2021-08-19

    Talgo bets on hydrogen trains

    together with Repsol in Spain

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  • 2021-06-18

    Presentations from Eress Forum 2021

    The Green Deal

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  • 2021-03-10

    European Power Markets Event and Presentations

    Germany and Norway explained at Eress event today, how the power market in their countries work

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  • 2021-01-28

    A guide to the New IRS 90930: yesterdays' presentation

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  • 2021-01-27

    Deutsche Bahn buys clean energy from Norwegian Statkraft

    This will save around 50 000 tonnes of CO2 per year

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  • 2021-01-06

    More electric trains in Lithuania

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  • 2020-12-10

    The new IRS 90930

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  • 2020-12-09

    Eress Event presentation: Missing energy metering data

    You can find the link to this presentations hereunder

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  • 2020-11-23

    Switzerland focuses 100% on renewable energy

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  • 2020-11-13

    New Sector Declaration

    has been agreed by the rail sector in Europe

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  • 2020-11-12

    Erex new version will lift the energy settling and billing for 9 countries in Europe

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  • 2020-10-20

    ERA has launched a questionnaire about Energy Metering Systems

    for Train Operators and Venicle Keepers

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  • 2020-10-08

    Presentations from the Energy Metering Day

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  • 2020-09-22

    The European experience of energy metering on trains

    Energy meters onboard trains are changing the railway game in Europe

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  • 2020-09-18

    Welcome to our new Eress Events pages!

    The place where you can find all Eress and railway energy related events

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  • 2020-09-10

    Poland starts equipping its trains with energy meters

    PKP Intercity improves the energy efficiency of its long-distance trains

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  • 2020-05-28

    CFL becomes Eress 9th partner

    Press release

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  • 2019-12-05

    Welcoming Vibeke Hodne

    Eress Steering Group has undergone many changes this year. In addition to Lars Johansson, the new Chairman of the Board, the organisation also wishes to welcome Vibeke Hodne, Bane NOR’s new Director of Energy. With her extensive background in energy transmission and cross-border cooperation, Ms. Hodne is excited to come onboard and help drive the industry into a new era of collaboration and sustainability.

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  • 2019-10-31

    Erex Settlement: Paving the Way for a Fairer Market

    With Erex Settlement, infrastructure managers receive access to a country-specific system that operates within their national rules. Gunn-Helene Krogstad, System Administrator for Erex Settlement, gives us a better idea of how settlement works and how it benefits all parties on the railway energy market.

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  • 2019-10-30

    Erex Exchange: A Crossroad for Metered Data

    Erex Exchange receives data from meters installed on electric trains — and secures the validity of the data — before allocating and distributing it to infrastructure managers and train operators, according to national and international requirements. To better understand this process of exchange, we spoke with Bjørn Lysne, Exchange Responsible at Eress. 

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  • 2019-10-16

    What is Erex Exchange?

    and why do Infrastructure Managers need it?

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  • 2019-10-07

    How to implement a settlement system before the 2020 deadline?

    What are the options?

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  • 2019-09-18

    Energy Deadlines are Around the Corner: 2020 DCS and Exchange

    The clock is ticking for member states to meet the latest EU requirements for energy settlement, exchange and data collection. To better understand why these energy deadlines were created and what to expect going forward, we sat down with the Chairman of Eress’s Board of Directors, Terje Stømer.

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  • 2019-08-15

    National and International Energy Billing

    Switzerland: good national practice vs. international challenges

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  • 2019-06-28

    Highlights from Eress Forum 2019

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  • 2019-04-26

    Eress Forum 2019

    This year marks the 14th anniversary of the Eress Forum, which will be held in Brussels. So, get ready to pack your bags!

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  • 2019-04-04

    Why did Finland join Eress?

    Explore why Finland believes that Erex provides the solution for harmonized energy settlement across Europe.

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  • 2019-03-11

    Why did Sweden join Eress?

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  • 2019-02-20

    Belgium switched tracks onto Erex system

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  • 2019-02-01

    Why did the Netherlands chose Eress

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  • 2019-01-21

    Why join Eress?

    Collaboration that saves energy across EU

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  • 2017-10-23

    Stabling & Shunting

    With its proven track record in energy metering and billing accuracy, it’s no wonder that many countries are turning to Erex to reduce operating costs and save energy. But with familiar, yet outdated bill-by-the-hour still being the preferred method, it can be difficult for some to jump on board the energy revolution.

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  • 2017-06-01

    New modular Eress partnership

    Erex Exchange & Erex Settlement

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  • 2017-03-06

    Swiss Railways and Erex – On Track to Greater Precision

    Swiss Railways (SBB), renown for precision in all their undertakings, are currently utilising the Erex IT system

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  • 2017-01-06

    Article: From Jernbaneverket to Bane NOR

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  • 2016-12-08

    Article: How Norwegian Technology is Bringing the Railway Industry into the 21st Century

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  • 2016-11-10

    A strong and direct cooperation

    Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB) uses Erex system to reach it’s ambitious energy saving goals.

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  • 2016-07-04

    Article: Are you paying too much for your traction energy?

    Dyre Martin Gulbrandsen was interviewed by the International Railway Journal

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  • 2016-02-15

    Article: SBB is taking measures to reduce 20% of its energy consumption

    SBB plans to save about 600 GWh yearly

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  • 2015-12-21

    Article: NMBS Logistics reduces energy consumption by 25%

    Train drivers at Belgian rail freight operator NMBS Logistics have managed to reduce the energy consumption of a series of freight trains by 25 percent in one year. Additionally, the trains which participated in the trial received 72 percent less double yellow or red flags, thus improving rail safety. This trial was made possible by using energy meters on the locomotives.

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  • 2015-12-09

    Article: Climate Train to Paris

    Many people in Europe joined the Climate Train initiatives from last week.

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