The activities of ERFA members are critical to the achievement of a competitive and sustainable Europe. The Code of Conduct is intended to ensure the highest standard of professional conduct amongst the ERFA members.
|ERFA Code of Conduct|
This code of conduct is intended to ensure the highest standard of professional conduct amongst the rail freight stakeholders which are affiliated to ERFA.
ERFA recognises that the activities of its members are critical to the achievement of a competitive and sustainable Europe according to the protocol of Lisbon.
in an emerging complex liberalised rail freight market with various new entrants and organisations of all categories, this code is intended to uphold the quality of services, the social and environmental responsibility in accordance with the sustainable development duties, the fairness of competition and the high safety reputation of the European railways systems and actors.
Members of ERFA commit themselves with the whole of their management and staff to observe, as a minimum, the obligations set below.
ERFA welcomes the European Court of Auditors’ ERTMS report, stating that ERTMS has not been properly planned, deployed and managed, and that the individual business case for the parties involved have not been considered.
The lack of a business case for today’s railway undertakings, who will face the costs, but very little of the benefits of ERTMS, should be addressed as a priority.
ERFA welcomes the key report recommendations for a thorough assessment of the costs, coordinated and legally binding dates for decommissioning national signalling systems and the improved targeting of EU funding for cross-border sections and locomotives involved in international traffic.
Last week a new proposal for the regulation on EU rail passengers’ rights and obligations was released by the European Commission.
ALLRAIL stresses that better access to rail travel information should become a passenger right.
While ALLRAIL welcomes the new Regulation, our press release highlights how the travel information proposals will jeopardise further growth in above Rail competition.