CASE COMMENTS : PUBLIC SECTOR – RAIL TRANSPORT – THIRD REPORT ON MONITORING DEVELOPMENT OF THE RAIL MARKET

Report - Monitoring development of the rail market: The European Commission adopts its third report on monitoring development of the rail market. The main conclusions are that whereas the opening-up of the market gathered pace in the rail freight sector during the crisis, albeit at a varying speed from one Member State to the next. In addition, the effective opening up to competition of the passenger market is still taking place gradually, even if it now involves a majority of Member States

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Communication from the Commission Third report on monitoring development of the rail market - COM(2012) 459 final of 21 August 2012 On 21 August 2012, the European Commission adopted its third report on monitoring the development of the rail market. This exercise is very important in view of the regular evolution of the European regulatory framework in this sector and makes it possible to assess the degree of transposition of the directives in the Member States. Although it was expected, this report does not really provide any new information on the European conception of the physiognomy of this sector. However, it does assess the impact of the 2008-2009

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Stéphane Rodrigues, Aurore Laget-Annamayer, Report - Monitoring development of the rail market: The European Commission adopts its third report on monitoring development of the rail market. The main conclusions are that whereas the opening-up of the market gathered pace in the rail freight sector during the crisis, albeit at a varying speed from one Member State to the next. In addition, the effective opening up to competition of the passenger market is still taking place gradually, even if it now involves a majority of Member States, 21 August 2012, Concurrences N° 4-2012, Art. N° 49572, pp. 170-171

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