Track access charges: not an ‘if’ but a ‘must’

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The rail freight sector needs immediate solutions to keep its growth rate high and achieve the modal shift from road to rail. Consistent public funding in the form of reduced track access charges (TACs) and more investments in rail could prove crucial. That was the conclusion of a round table discussion during yesterday’s European Railway Award ceremony.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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

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