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Unanimous acceptance of Handbook for International Contingency Management in RNE GA

On 16 May 2018 the Handbook for International Contingency Management was accepted unanimously in the RNE General Assembly.

RFC Rhine-Alpine thanks all involved parties for the support in the process and in bringing all stakeholders together after the Rastatt disruption!

Publication Annual Report 2017 RFC Rhine-Alpine

RFC Rhine-Alpine proudly announces the publication the Annual Report 2017 in the frame of the TEN-T Days 2018 in Ljubljana. You can find the report under download as a flip book version. If you are interested in receiving a printed copy please contact the EEIG office.


Current Temporary Speed Restriction on Rhine strech

Due to a temporary disturbance resulting in temporary speed restrictions, DB Netz can not take up additional ad hoc traffic on the lines Cologne – Koblenz and Cologne – Niederlahnstein from now until 15 April 2018, 7:00. For further information please consult the specific customer information (only German) or DB Netz directly.

The Gotthard Base Tunnel Project received 2018 European Railway Award

RFC Rhine-Alpine congratulates Gotthard Base Tunnel Project and all participants. The eleventh edition of the award was held on 28 February in Brussels. The yearly award is organised by Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the Union des Industries Ferroviares Européennes, the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE).

Update RFI Alert: Suspension of the freight traffic repealed

"We’re glad to announce that, in the measure that the weather and traffic conditions will allow it, RFI will let all the programmed freight trains run. Under the overall coordination of RFI central Unit, the traffic replanning will be made in the regional operational units which all the Italian RUs have been warmely invited to attend."

Alert Message from RFI (Italy) related to severe weather conditions in Italy:

“We regret to announce that, due to the extremely severe weather alert, the CRISIS UNIT has been activated and different measures planned. In order to limit the trouble and the critical situations all around the network, jointly with the Civil Protection, it has been decided that as far as the passenger-trains are concerned, delays, variations and - for the high emergency cases – also the service cut are foreseen. With regard to FREIGHT TRAFFIC, from tonight at 02:00 a.m., it will be temporarily suspended. At the time being, the temporary suspension for the freight traffic is expected to last for 24-48 hours”.

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