2nd Plenary Meeting of the Dialogue for Railway Undertakings
The RU Dialogue offers a forum for regular and open dialogue between Railway undertakings (RUs), associations representing RUs, the European Commission and the European Railway Agency (ERA) on subjects of interest to the railway undertakings. When? 10th of May 2016, 09:15 - 17:00 Where? Brussels
2016 Annual Event
ERFA held its Annual event in Brussels on 15th March, with EU Transport Head, Mr Henrik Hololei headlining the evening event. Goods, unlike people, don?t vote. The needs of rail freight are often neglected. While the rights of passengers have driven discussions on improving passenger services, how can we raise the game for rail freight and ensure it plays a key role in a sustainable transport system?
Workshop on Track Access Charges
At the ERFA workshop lowering user charges and incentivising higher performance for rail were the two main themes discussed together with rail regulators and the European Commission. New EU rules provide greater transparency, cost-efficiency and consistency in the charges rail has to pay, but in some Member States there is poor enforcement.
ERFA Vice President speaks at EU Track Access Charges event
ERFA Vice-President Frank Schuhholz described the impact of track access charges on rail's attractivenss to customers at an event co-sponsored by CER, ERFA and UIRR. Efficient transport pricing for the rail sector and for all modes of transport is needed in order to avoid price distortions that undermine the competitiveness of the sector.
Rail Freight Day in Vienna
ERFA takes part in rail freight day event to discuss how to speed up implementation of rail freight corridors
ERFA Strategy Day 2015
ERFA organised a strategy workshop with members to discuss key topics for the upcoming year: ERTMS, revision of the Rail freight corridors and access to rail facilities and their services.
Pictures of the ERFA Annual Event - 24th March 2015
ERFA held its Annual event in Brussels on 24th March, with EU Transport Commissioner Bulc headlining the evening event. SEE PICTURES HERE
ERFA Annual Event - 24th March
ERFA held its Annual event in Brussels on 24th March, with EU Transport Commissioner Bulc headlining the evening event. How to achieve growth, investment and innovation on the rail market was the theme of the day.
ERFA takes part in rail sector event to welcome the new ERA Director
On 20th November ERFA, as a Representative Body, took part in the Group of Representative Bodies' event welcoming the current ERA Director,Marcel Verslype and his successor, Josef Doppelbauer in Brussels.
ERFA organises MEP seminar in the European Parliament
On 3rd September ERFA hosted an MEP Briefing seminar with the Chair of the European Parliament's Transport Committee, Michael Cramer MEP. .
ERFA participates to the round table discussion on the Single EU Railway Area
highlighting the EU Railway Conference organized by the Commission and the Agency (ERA) in Lille (France) See on the ERA website the conference files
ERFA keeps the very best attention to the 4th Railway Package future!
... and visits permanent Representatives / transport attachés of several countries (SE, RO, NL, LU, ES, LV, DK, UK, ?.)