Libor Lochman | Executive Director
Community of European Railways

Libor Lochman, Executive Director, Community of European Railways

Dr Libor Lochman has been Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) since January 1st 2012.  

Libor Lochman, born in 1963 in Czechoslovakia, graduated at the Transport University in Zilina and has a doctorate in electronics from the West-Bohemian University Plzen. He has a strong background in Control-Command and signalling systems.
Prior to his role as CER Deputy Executive Director and leader of technical affairs (2007-2011), he acted as director of the Railway Test Centre, a facility for testing European rolling stock, infrastructure and signalling components, in Prague (2000-2005).

About CER

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) brings together more than 70 railway undertakings, their national associations as well as infrastructure managers and vehicle leasing companies. The membership is made up of long-established bodies, new entrants and both private and public enterprises, representing 73% of the rail network length, 80% of the rail freight business and about 96% of rail passenger operations in EU, EFTA and EU accession countries. CER represents the interests of its members towards EU policy makers and transport stakeholders, advocating rail as the backbone of a competitive and sustainable transport system in Europe.

For more information, visit or follow us via Twitter at @CER_railways.


Rail Live 2020 - 31st March @ 10:40

What do operators need from governments, infrastructure managers and technology providers to implement the new liberalised status quo in rail?

  • What lessons can we take from existing examples of a liberalised system to understand the technological challenges that lie ahead?
  • How will liberalisation help the rail world achieve the ultimate goals of transporting more passengers for a lower price in a more sustainable way?
  • What are the dangers of thinking of liberalisation as a silver bullet?
last published: 05/Mar/20 15:15 GMT

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