|Employees' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|European Transport Workers' Federation||Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies|
|European Rail Infrastructure Managers|
Social dialogue in this sector covers:
Rail accounts for over 17% of all intra-EU inland freight transport and 8.4 - 8.6% of passenger transport. However, over medium to long distances on some rail corridors, its share can reach 35% (e.g. freight transport on the Rotterdam-Genoa rail line) or even 80% (e.g. passenger transport on the Lyon-Paris rail line).
Challenges include completing the internal market for rail services, a prerequisite for achieving a Single European Railway Area. This includes the abolition of technical, administrative and legal obstacles which still impede entry to national railway markets.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.
See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).