The revision of the Train Drivers Directive will play an important role in ensuring rail freight can achieve its modal shift objectives. With the closing of the public consultation on the revision of the Directive, it is important that the European Commission adopts an approach which ensures the train driver certification process ensures a high level of safety of operations whilst also introducing greater flexibility and ensuring that language requirements do not become a bottleneck to the good functioning of the European rail freight market.
ERFA Position - Train Drivers Directive (
ERFA Position - Train Drivers Directive-1664520802.pdf )
Press Release - Revision of Train Drivers Directive Needed to Reflect Reality of Rail Freight Operations (
Press Release - Revision of Train Drivers Directive Needed to Reflect Reality of Rail Freight Operations-1664521177.pdf )