Now official: track access charges may be waived during pandemic

Member States of the European Union may waive or reduce track access charges to support railway undertakings during the pandemic. The European Parliament voted in favor of this new regulation earlier today. Railway companies are facing challenging times due to declining volumes, and the call for support has been echoing in Brussels for months.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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