Events

Events

Railway Sector Declaration on Boosting International Rail Freight
  • 21
  • Jun
  • 2016

Railway Sector Declaration on Boosting International Rail Freight

The rail sector and its customers presented a declaration at the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam, committing themselves to the aim of enhancing the competitiveness of the Rail Freight Corridors for the benefit of all customers, and to improving the quality, reliability and efficiency of transporting goods by rail across Europe. 

More EU budget for Transport
  • 13
  • Jun
  • 2016

More EU budget for Transport

The Transport sector is mobilised to urge European institutions to dedicate more EU funds to transport in order to complete the Trans-European Network for Transport (TEN-T). More EU Budget for Transport is the Best Investment Plan for Europe.

2nd Plenary Meeting of the Dialogue for Railway Undertakings
  • 18
  • Apr
  • 2016

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
  • 18
  • Mar
  • 2016

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
  • 15
  • Mar
  • 2016

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
  • 13
  • Jan
  • 2016

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
  • 04
  • Dec
  • 2015

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
  • 12
  • Oct
  • 2015

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
  • 31
  • Mar
  • 2015

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
  • 25
  • Mar
  • 2015

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
  • 20
  • Nov
  • 2014

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
  • 04
  • Sep
  • 2014

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. .