Topic: ERFA

The tunnel in Rastatt is filled with concrete over a stretch of 50 metres in an effort to stabilize sunken railway tracks, source: Hollandse Hoogte

Rail Freight Forward coalition implements Handbook

In its vision paper “30 by 2030” the Rail Freight Forward coalition (RFF) has committed to adopt and implement a Contingency Management Handbook. This Handbook outlines harmonised international contingency measures whenever major disruptions happen on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
PKP operated locomotive. Photo: Pixabay

ERFA: State Aid Guidelines are outdated

The European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) wants the State Aid Guidelines for Railway Undertakings revised. The set of standards must be modernised, to take into consideration developments in the rail freight sector over the past...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Infrabel.be

‘SNCB and Infrabel should not be reunited’

The two Belgian state-owned railway companies, SNCB and Infrabel, may be joined into a single company. The first being a passenger railway firm while the other an infrastructure manager, the proposed union has sparked fierce...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rail Baltica. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rbgc_project/7886074122/in/dateposted/

ERFA appoints new secretary general

The European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) has appointed a new secretary general. Starting from 26 August, Conor Feighan has taken office, heading the Brussels-based company that represents the European railway industry. Feighan replaces Carole Coune. Conor...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Portuguese railway track

Wish list for new legislative period EU

With the constitution of the new European Parliament Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee, a new legislative period kicks in. Two independent rail company groups, ERFA and ALLRAIL, submitted their wish list of changes and improvements...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Noah's train

Rail Freight Forward coalition signed in Katowice

On Friday 14 December, the Rail Freight Forward coalition was launched in Katowice, Poland. This is a coalition of European rail freight companies committed to reducing the negative impact of freight transport on the planet....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen