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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: tony@rfg.co.uk.

 

 

 

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19-05-17

ERFA supports EU proposals for "quick wins" to improve rail's reliability and performance

The EU is proposing new rules to create a more customer-orientated rail network, taking important steps forward to improve the reliability and quality of rail services.

The changes aim at minimising disruptions to rail services when infrastructure works are being carried out and at creating a more dynamic and flexible timetable process for reserving capacity.

 

18-05-17

ALLRAIL press release - Difficult climate for new entrants

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