The mission of ERFA is to promote European rail transportation and its stakeholders through the complete liberalisation of the market.
ERFA seized the opportunity of the discussion on the 4th Railway Package, to develop synergies and bundle forces between freight and passenger new entrants - who face similar challenges - vs. incumbent, historic operators. Seeking strong alliance with such passenger operators strengthens the voice for change in the rail sector.
ERFA brings together the views of the independently managed operators to support the decision-making process with a focus on policy and technical affairs.
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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.
As Locomore declares financial insolvency, ALLRAIL highlights the crippling cost challenges and entry barriers for rail, limiting the growth of eco-friendly rail transport.