CASE COMMENTS : REGULATION - RAIL TRANSPORT - LACK OF LEGAL INDEPENDENCE OF THE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER - FAILURE OF FRANCE TO FULFIL OBLIGATIONS

Rail transport: The Court of Justice condemns France for a failure to fulfil obligations resulting from European Union law regarding rail transport (French Republic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 18 April 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereinafter CJEU) ruled against France for failure to fulfil its obligations under Union law in the field of rail transport. The European Commission had filed an action for failure to fulfil obligations against France and several other European Union Member States on 29 December 2010. It alleged that France had failed to fulfil its obligations under article 6(3) of directive 91/440 and article 14(2) of directive 2001/14. It relied for that purpose on the fact that, although the infrastructure manager, Réseau Ferré de France (hereinafter RFF), is a body independent of SNCF, responsible for the

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Emmanuel Guillaume, Simon Daboussy, Rail transport: The Court of Justice condemns France for a failure to fulfil obligations resulting from European Union law regarding rail transport (French Republic), 18 April 2013, Concurrences N° 3-2013, Art. N° 54182, p. 161

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