In this paper ERFA highlights concerns regarding track access charges and actions that can be taken to ensure that rail charging schemes support a more competitive rail freight sector.
ERFA strongly welcomes Germany's decision to reduce track access charges in order to make rail freight transport more competitive with the other modes of transport.
Key ERFA concerns:
- How is the EU provision that Infrastructure Managers should lower track access charges applied?
- Are mark-ups allocated on a fair basis?
- Cancellation charges
- Additional costs of train diversions
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