Single wagon traffic vs block trains: financial support should not be a vicious circle

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As many states are already supporting or planning to adopt supportive measures for single wagon traffic, the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) draws attention to the possibly distorting side effects that such practice could have in the rail freight industry. “Single wagon traffic should be supported but in a way that supports modal shift and growing rail freight volumes as a whole”, says ERFA’s secretary general, Conor Feighan.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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

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