• Promote rail transport at world level with the objective of optimally meeting current and future challenges of mobility and sustainable development
  • Promote interoperability, and as a Standard-Setting Organisation, create new world IRSs (International Railway Solution) for railways (including common solutions with other transport modes)
  • Develop and facilitate all forms of international cooperation among Members, facilitate the sharing of best practices (benchmarking)
  • Support Members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas of activities
  • Propose new ways to improve technical and environmental performance of rail transport, improve competitiveness, reduce costs.