France aims for better rail capacity management following disputes

Photo: Pixabay. Erich Westendarp

France is rethinking the processes of train capacity allocation in its railway network. After some disputes between rail operators and the infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau, the Transport Regulatory Authority of France (ART) opened a consultation round to establish an “incentive scheme encouraging both applicants and SNCF Réseau to make better use of the capacity”.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

1 comment op “France aims for better rail capacity management following disputes”

bönström bönström|22.09.22|16:09

Indeed, yes! Infrastructure technicalities, optimal, at shift from steam…, now are obstructing.
Basic, rail, now by far most frequent cause of derailments, “squats” and “cracks” at railhead, etc.,etc., are symtoms, now covered up by “maintenance”.
(Predictive, “optimal” maintenance is good, but not sustainable.)
Sooner, the better Shift has to start. At any reinvestment, a decisive upgrading is needed – and paid for – within a 10 year period.
For stake of capacity, utilisation of existing!

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France aims for better rail capacity management following disputes

Photo: Pixabay. Erich Westendarp

France is rethinking the processes of train capacity allocation in its railway network. After some disputes between rail operators and the infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau, the Transport Regulatory Authority of France (ART) opened a consultation round to establish an “incentive scheme encouraging both applicants and SNCF Réseau to make better use of the capacity”.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

1 comment op “France aims for better rail capacity management following disputes”

bönström bönström|22.09.22|16:09

Indeed, yes! Infrastructure technicalities, optimal, at shift from steam…, now are obstructing.
Basic, rail, now by far most frequent cause of derailments, “squats” and “cracks” at railhead, etc.,etc., are symtoms, now covered up by “maintenance”.
(Predictive, “optimal” maintenance is good, but not sustainable.)
Sooner, the better Shift has to start. At any reinvestment, a decisive upgrading is needed – and paid for – within a 10 year period.
For stake of capacity, utilisation of existing!

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