The House of Rail strives for full performance of the European rail freight market. 

  • In 2006, 4 European associations founded the House Rail: ERFA (European Rail Freight Association), ERFCP (European Rail Freight Customers Platform), F&L (European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum), UIP (International Union of Private Wagons).
  • In 2007, 2 national associations completed the membership: CRE (Cargo Rail Europe) from Switzerland and IBS (Interessensgemeinschaft der Bahnspediteure). .
  • The main objective of the House of Rail is to work jointly towards full market liberalisation, the emerging of competing rail operators and open access to all rail facilities in Europe. 
  • The working programme of the House of Rail is based on a 5-tier performance list: 

- Legal Performance
- Operational Performance
- Technical Performance
- Investment Performance
- Mode Performance

  • The Speaker of the House of Rail is Lord Tony Berkeley. For further information about the House Rail, please contact:




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