Italy reimburses rail freight companies for losses due to COVID-19

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After the approval of recovery funds by the European Commission in June, the Italian government has implemented a scheme to compensate rail freight companies for the losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decree was published jointly by the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility and the Ministry of Economy and Finance on 16 September. Italy is among the first European countries to publish a concrete plan of this kind.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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