Vision & Mission


  • FTE is the European platform for Railway Undertakings for Capacity Management
    and Timetabling.



  • We are the think tank in the field of capacity management and timetable planning by promoting exchange among the middle managersand professionals of our members.
  • We promote European-wide standardization of processes and tools and help to increase the competitiveness of rail in intermodal comparison by supporting RUs in the relevant working groups and projects and doing a targeted stakeholder management.
  •  We provide and develop the platforms enabling RUs to coordinate European train services. Our core business encompasses the design, harmonization and agreement of cross-border timetables and train compositions.
  • We promote the voice of RUs towards other European organisms involved in capacity management by aligning RU-opinions and bringing consolidated positions into projects and to key stakeholders.