EFRTC welcome & presentation EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris, 4 th October 2012 Imrich Korpanec, EFRTC Secretary General
2 FP7 EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris 04.10.2012 Infrastructure costs & EFRTC Infrastructure accounts up to 50 to 70 % of total costs of operation of railways In EC 15 about 30 billion is spent on existing infrastructure annually of what about € 20 billion for renewal and maintenance It can be estimated that about the same level of investment will be needed for the new EC members for upgrading the existing network so in total about € 40 billion annually Any potential savings will have a tremendous impact on the efficiency of investments into railway network and its operation EFRTC supports business approach through overall supply chain with all partners aiming at increasing performance, efficiency and quality through innovative solution driving cost reduction of rail system operation
3 FP7 EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris 04.10.2012 EFRTC founded 1997 federation of national associations representing the majority of specialists trackworks contractors in the EU and EFTA they represent about 150 contractor companies with total turnover of some billion Euros (only for track works about € 4 billions) and significant workforce (about 25 000 skilled and specialized staff) using most advanced technology for the construction, track renewal and maintenance mainly performed under the contracts with all major European infrastructure managers promotes the common interests of European trackworks contractors
4 FP7 EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris 04.10.2012 EFRTC objectives to promote the liberalization of the European market for track construction, renewal and maintenance, to be carried out by effective and competitive private sector contractors to support further harmonization of rules and regulations in technology, safety and operation related to contractors, contributing to interoperability and further standardization to aim at achieving cross-acceptance of track machinery, staff and works as a key instrument for further market opening to support technical innovations and improvements in safety, quality and competency, thereby improving the overall efficiency of the rail sector to promote the advantages of all types of railway transport.
EFRTC BOARD Policy & ResearchTechnical & LogisticsSafety & Security Mission: market strategy, long term funding and planning, contracting strategies, research studies Mission: harmonisation of technical rules & regulations, procurement and cross-acceptance of plant Mission: harmonisation of safety, rules & regulations, cross-acceptance of works and contractors EFRTC organisation EFRTC GENERAL ASSEMBLY FP7 EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris 04.10.2012 5
ABC Market Strategies Long Term Funding and Strategic Planning Work programming DEF Project Management and Logistics Contracting Strategies Rules and Regulations G Plant EFRTC priorities-success critical areas FP7 EC project, AUTOMAIN workshop, Paris 04.10.2012 6
7 AUTOMAIN & EFRTC Input to WP 1 – key performance indicators and market strategy options Interactive approach to the outcome of AUTOMAIN – comments on intermediate reports Participation at workshops Dissemination of the results through tasks of WP 7 Expectations of deliverables for practical applications aiming at increase of efficiency and cost reduction for track maintenance with benefit also for contractors
AUTOMAIN Thank you for your attention and wishing a successful workshop for all parties Imrich Korpanec, EFRTC Secretary General