During aaconference organised on 29 March by representatives of the main "players" in liberalisation (ERFA, the European Rail Freight Association; UIRR
, the International Union of combined road-rail transport; EIM, European Rail Infrastructure Managers), the European Commissioner diplomatically acknowledged that the legislative framework - which was meant to have been transposed by 15 March 2003, "is not yet operational everywhere".
* Network Opening - Best Practices: One day conference organised by EIM, ERFA, ERFCP and UIRR
, March 29 in Brussels (Hotel Crowne Plaza Europe).
* Rail freight liberalisation one year on": March 17 in Brussels (Crowne Plaza Europa Hotel), organised by EIM (European Rail Infrastructure Managers), ERFA (European Rail Freight Association), UIRR
(Combined Road-Rail Transport).