Commission injects nearly half a billion into French single wagonload transport

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Another incentive is added for rail companies in France and a booster for the French national rail freight development plan. Last week, the European Commission approved a 450 million euros state aid scheme to support single wagonload transport services in the country, an industry segment crucial and jeopardised currently in Europe.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

1 comment op “Commission injects nearly half a billion into French single wagonload transport”

bönström bönström|18.10.22|12:33

Regrettably “investments”, by Commission are “cementing” – and just prolonging pain.
(Frustrations, Brexit…, prove that strategy of Commission has been – and is devastating.
For goal of EU a high qual. infrastructure is crucial.)
Standards optimal, when steam was outed, have passed their best date!
(Rails,basics…, shall not remain cause number one – for derailments, etc., etc…)
A shift, a New Old Railway is needed!
(All other modes, decisively invest for higher loads and lower costs…)

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