Topic: Track Access Charges (TAC)

Elmer van Buuren, co-founder European Sleeper

European Sleeper talks 2023 and beyond

InterviewEuropean Sleeper is working to launch its first night train service to Prague in 2023. In the process it has to overcome a host of obstacles. But in seeing the enduring appeal of the night...Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn

Spain extends lower rail fees for 2022

In order to mitigate the effects of the crisis caused by Covid-19 on rail transport, Spain extends the reduced track access charges. This was detailed in one of the amendments to the General State Budgets...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Rail before road in new German government plans

The new German coalition will invest ‘considerably more in the railways than in the roads’. The SPD, Greens and FDP presented their plans in a coalition agreement on Wednesday, which include plans to lower infrastructure...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
image: SNCF / Jean-Jacques D'Angelo

France halves track access charges until 2024

The French government will invest 170 million euros per year until 2024 in the rail freight industry. Among other measures, half of the track access charges will be subsidised. It wants to double the transport...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

2.5 billion German rail support approved

The European Commission has given the green light for 2.5 billion euro state aid of the German government to support the rail sector in the coming years. The money should benefit both passenger and rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts