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Why greater separation is needed

21/07/2014

ERFA clarifies why greater separation between those running the tracks and those running the trains in Europe is badly needed.


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Best practice from the UK: separated rail markets enable competition and promote growth and investment

21/07/2014

An open letter from the British Rail Freight Group


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The 4th Railway Package establishes fair market conditions.

18/07/2014

New entrant rail operators, represented by ERFA, are worried about the remonopolisation tendency in the railway market. The 4thRailway Package, proposed by the European Commission, intends to establish a level playing-field.


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ERFA Position Paper on the 4th Railway Package

18/07/2014

The rail reform, as proposed by the European Commission’s 4th Railway Package, is the right way forward for achieving a much-needed revitalisation of the rail sector in Europe. 


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ERFA urges the EU Member States to deliver on the political pillar of the 4th Railway Package.

26/06/2014

EU Member States in the driving seat for the creation of a European railway market boosting jobs and growth


ERFA participates to the round table discussion on “the Single EU Railway Area”

7/05/2014

highlighting the EU Railway Conference organized by the Commission and the Agency (ERA) in Lille (France)

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ERFA keeps the very best attention to the 4th Railway Package future!

2/05/2014

... and visits permanent Representatives / transport attachés of several countries (SE, RO, NL, LU, ES, LV, DK, UK, ….)

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ERFA ANNUAL EVENT & GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

11/04/2014

Vice-President and Commissioner Siim KALLAS : “European Rail Freight Association and its Members are an important force for revitalizing the European Rail Freight market and putting it back on the path to growth after decades of decline!”

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ERFA ANNUAL EVENT & GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING – PHOTO GALLERY

10/04/2014

Photos of the Board meeting, the walking lunch, the General Assembly Meeting, the Welcome and Speech of VP Kallas, the Seminar-debate, the cocktail reception and the Gala Dinner

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INVITATION to the ERFA General Assembly Meeting (GAM) and to 12th annual event on next 1st April with Vice-President Siim Kallas and MEP Brian Simpson, Chairman of the TRAN Committee on the theme “The core network needs the 4th Railway Package, enough tal

6/03/2014

ERFA is inviting you to its 12th ANNUAL EVENT, taking place on Tuesday, 1th April 2014 from 4.00 to 10.00 pm at the hotel “Le Méridien” in Brussels (in front of the Central Station and with parking facility nearby).

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Why greater separation is needed

21/07/2014

ERFA clarifies why greater separation between those running the tracks and those running the trains in Europe is badly needed.


The 4th Railway Package establishes fair market conditions.

18/07/2014

New entrant rail operators, represented by ERFA, are worried about the remonopolisation tendency in the railway market. The 4thRailway Package, proposed by the European Commission, intends to establish a level playing-field.


ERFA urges the EU Member States to deliver on the political pillar of the 4th Railway Package.

26/06/2014

EU Member States in the driving seat for the creation of a European railway market boosting jobs and growth


ERFA elects new Chair, Irmtraut Tonndorf, at 6th June ERFA Board meeting

6/06/2014

At today’s Board Meeting of the European Rail Freight Association, Irmtraut Tonndorf of Hupac was elected President, and Frank Schuhholz of ERS Railways Vice President.


ERFA urges UK and the European Commission to work together in the best interest of European Rail Freight

29/04/2014

ERFA is disappointed at the legal challenge the UK is taking against the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) regulation.

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Best practice from the UK: separated rail markets enable competition and promote growth and investment

21/07/2014

An open letter from the British Rail Freight Group


ERFA Position Paper on the 4th Railway Package

18/07/2014

The rail reform, as proposed by the European Commission’s 4th Railway Package, is the right way forward for achieving a much-needed revitalisation of the rail sector in Europe. 


ERFA Position on the 4th RP after the European Parliament vote on 26th February 2014: NOT withdraw!

5/03/2014

The vote is a success for the technical pillar; the vote is not a success in terms of governance. We nevertheless observe that the ENIM and the associated Coordination Committees – an organization put forward since long by ERFA – are kept. As best, ERFA sees a 4th RP adoption by the end of 2015. …..

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ERFA Position on today’s ERTMS development and problematic: ERFA urges the Commission to develop a synthetic 3D European diagnosis matrix being updated in real time

1/11/2013

During the first meeting on 5th November 2013 of ERTMS Users Group (= the Infrastructure Managers) with the RUs and their Representative Associations (CER, ERFA, EPTTOLA), ERFA pointed out the today’s eclectic ERTMS deployment made of segments not connected to each other and leading to un-harmonized/ incoherent interoperability.


NOISE - ERFA is answering the public and stakeholder consultation “Effective reduction of noise generated by railway freight wagons in use in the European Union”

1/10/2013

Highly concerned by the problematic either on the public acceptance level of the rail freight traffic night and day either on cost increase of the operations level, ERFA answered the consultation

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