To access the General Interest Railway Network (Red Ferroviaria de Interés General; RFIG), railway undertakings must have the corresponding licence and safety certificate, the issue of which is the responsibility of the AESF.
The AESF is the authority responsible for railway safety, as established in Law 38/2015 of 19 September, 2015, on the Railway Sector, carrying out the management, inspection and supervision of the safety of all elements of the railway system: infrastructure, rolling stock, railway personnel and railway operation.
Overview of Railway Deregulation
- Licensed railway companies.
- Railway Companies with a licence from another state and a safety certificate issued in Spain.
- Companies with specific authorisation to apply for capacity allocation
With the same frequency, the Summary of Private Rail Infrastructure Connection Authorisations (Loaders) is updated to the RFIG, which lists the Loader Authorisations granted.