Commission approves Austrian support scheme

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The European Commission has approved an Austrian financial support scheme for rail freight transportation. The scheme which is compiled by two measures aims to cover grants and relieve rail operators from track access charges. With regards to the track access charges, financial support will be implemented retrospectively, covering the period from 1 March until 31 December 2020. Additionally, the approved budget is estimated to encourage the country’s traffic shift from road to rail.

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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 “Commission approves Austrian support scheme”

Mediarail.be|01.12.20|17:11

Sorry : it’s not “billion” but “million”…

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