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European Rail Freight Association (ERFA)
The ERFA believe that measures should be taken by European Member States to support the rail freight sector during rising energy prices.
CER have called upon the European Commission and Member States to develop a strategy which ensures affordable energy supply for rail transportation.
The European Commission's ‘Fit for 55’ regulatory package will be crucial in the transition to sustainable mobility in Europe.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including the impact of COVID-19 on the rail freight sector, how to unlock more capacity on freight networks, encouraging a modal shift from road to rail, and the opportunities for digitalisation and emerging technologies.
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A new report has found that the number of non-incumbent operators in the European rail freight market has increased to one third of the market share.
The proposal remains the best means to support the rail freight industry through the COVID-19 pandemic in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner, but ERFA has expressed that caution is needed to ensure that proposed direct support to the incumbent holding company does not result in cross-subsidisation or other activities.
The Joint Position Paper from EU Member States shows that growing rail freight is a priority for the majority and has been welcomed by ERFA.
ERFA has outlined that waiving and reducing track access charges remains the best way to assist the sector amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner.
Captrain Italia will join the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) as its newest member from 1 January 2021.
ERFA has welcomed the strategy, which sets out a clear objective of increasing rail freight volumes by 50 per cent by 2030 and doubling rail freight volumes by 2050.
With a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic now spreading across Europe, ERFA has called for better support for the rail freight industry.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
ERFA - the European Rail Freight Association - has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the proposed European Regulation that establishes measures for a sustainable rail market.