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EBITDA

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. Financial term expressing the performance of a company. 

EBT

Earnings before taxes. Financial term to express the performance of a company.

EIR-experts

People specialised in implementing environmental effect studies.

Electrified tracks

Tracks equipped with a power cable providing electric traction power to the trains. 

Environmental effects report

Report which evaluates the impact and consequences of a railway project on the living environment.

Environmental effects study

Study which evaluates the impact and consequences of a railway project on the living environment.

ERTMS

European Rail Traffic Management System. A traffic management system developed by the integration of ETCS (European Train Control System, a signalling system) with GSM-R (a communicating system) designed gradually to replace existing traffic control systems in the various countries.

ETCS

European Train Control System. European train control system that can automatically stop a train that neglects a red sign or exceeds the maximum speed limit.