EIM in a Nutshell

The Association

  • EIM is a Brussels based, international, non-profit association which represents the common interests of European rail Infrastructure Managers.
  • The members of EIM are committed to improving railway infrastructure management and the services they provide to their customers. This is fulfilled by promoting self-improvement through benchmarking and the exchange of best practice.
  • The organisational structure of EIM is designed to provide IMs with the best platform to achieve these goals.


  • EIM promotes the development, improvement and efficient delivery of rail infrastructure in the EU.
  • EIM and its members are committed to making liberalisation a success in the countries where it has been implemented.
  • EIM represents its members’ political, technical and business interests to all relevant EU institutions.
  • EIM supports business development by providing a forum for co-operation.
  • EIM provides an environment for the leaders of IMs to share best practices and efficiency tools.


  • EIM supports an open and seamless European rail network, promoting a safe and sustainable transport system.

EIM in Action

  • TACs are one of the two financing source of IMs. Due to the impact on its members, EIM closely follows the topic
  • Even though the regulatory framework for TACs is strict, they can be used as an instrument to achieve various goals, such as making rail freight more attractive.
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Address Square de Meeûs 1, B-1000, Brussels
Phone +32 2 234 37 70
Website www.eimrail.org
E-mail info@eimrail.org


Founded September 2002
Designation European Rail Infrastructure Managers
Legal form aisbl (International Non-Profit Association)
VAT number BE0827.789.090
Transparency Register 531034421340-14
Auditor Deloitte
Coverage 12 countries
Members 18
President Gorm Frimannslund (Bane NOR)
Executive Director Monika Heiming