Elabe / AFRA survey on the future of rail transport

Paris, November 25, 2015. On the eve of regional elections, AFRA (l’Association française du rail) commissioned ELABE, a polling and market research firm, to poll a representative sample of the French population […]

Réforme ferroviaire. Acte I

Compte tenu des améliorations proposées par le Parlement, l’Association française du rail (AFRA) considère que le projet de loi en cours d’adoption par les députés et les sénateurs, cette semaine, représente sans […]

French rail reform. Act I

In view of the improvements proposed by the French Parliament, AFRA is of the opinion that the Bill to be adopted by the National Assembly and Senate, this week, is certainly a […]

A pointless strike!

On June 3, a number of railway workers’ unions called for recurring one-day strikes, starting on June 10, to protest against the reform of the French railway sector that comes before Parliament […]

Une grève pour rien!

Plusieurs syndicats de cheminots ont lancé, le 3 juin, un appel à la grève reconductible à partir du 10 juin, pour s’opposer à la réforme du système ferroviaire qui sera prochainement discutée […]

In support of pilot projects in rail passenger transport.

The rail companies who comprise the membership of AFRA (Association Française du Rail) are ready to support regional authorities wishing to begin the move to open their rail passenger markets to competition. […]

For a more ambitious reform of the French rail sector

Frédéric Cuvillier, the French Minister of Transport, recently presented to the Council of Ministers the major outlines of the reform of the French rail sector, initiated by the government last autumn. The […]