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ERFA ANNUAL REPORT 2021
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7/8/2022 - ERFA ANNUAL REPORT 2021

Overview of ERFA Activities and developments within the organisation throughout 2021. The Annual Report includes a strong focus on the work of ERFA to support private and independent rail freight companies throughout the pandemic and afterwards.

Press Release - Block Exemptions Acceptable Conditional to Improved State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings
Press Releases

15/7/2022 - Press Release - Block Exemptions Acceptable Conditional to Improved State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings

On 06 July, the European Commission proposed a Council Regulation introducing rules to simplify procedures for State Aid to green transport. The adoption of the Regulation will enable the Commission to declare certain categories of State Aid to greener modes of transport compatible with the internal market and allow for the European Commission to introduce adopt a Block Exemption Regulation for certain aids. ERFA believes this will have a positive impact on modal shift, but raises the importance of the upcoming revision of the State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings.

Press Release - Addressing International Capacity Management Essential in Order to Grow Rail Freight
Press Releases

22/6/2022 - Press Release - Addressing International Capacity Management Essential in Order to Grow Rail Freight

On 22 June, the European Commission's public consultation on boosting cross-border rail concluded. ERFA believes it is essential that the follow-up to this consultation process is that the European Commission adopts an ambitious legislative approach with a strong focus on capacity management, built along the provisions with TTR (Timetabling and Capacity Redesign), in order to ensure that rail freight is well placed to meet its long-term growth targets.

The European Rail Freight Market - Competitive Analysis and Recommendations
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12/4/2022 - The European Rail Freight Market - Competitive Analysis and Recommendations

Study on "The European Rail Freight Market - Competitive Analysis and Recommendations" Source - ECM Ventures

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