MAFEX organized in collaboration with UNIFE -the Association of the European Rail Industry -, the I Roadshow for Spanish railway companies in Brussels.
A delegation of ten Spanish companies visited Brussels on February 23rd and 24th, under the Institutional I Roadshow organized by Mafex with the collaboration of UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Industry.
The purpose of this trip was to introduce participating companies to those community institutions with decision-making in programs, projects and policies affecting the railway sector.
The Spanish delegation held meetings with experts from various Directorates General of the European Commission, such as the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) where the European Transport Network (TEN-T), the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) and the Juncker Plan were presented, and the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation (EuropeAid), where details of the Funds for Transportation in the Euromed countries were presented.
Also, several meetings were held with the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (EFCA), the MEP Ms. Izaskun Bilbao, a member of the Transportation Committee of the European Parliament since 2009, and Ms. Paloma Iribas, Minister of Transport in the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union.