CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – TRANSPORTS – FRANCE – RAILWAY SECTOR – RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE – FOURTH EUROPEAN RAILWAY PACKAGE – CHARGE FOR THE USE OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Transports: The French Government keeps transforming the rail transport system, in the context of the fourth European railway package, by adopting a new regulatory framework for setting tariffs for the use of railway infrastructure (SNCF Réseau)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The legal framework for infrastructure charges The use of the national rail network by railway companies gives rise to the payment to SNCF Réseau, the Network Manager, of various infrastructure charges, which constitute its main source of revenue (Out of a turnover of €6.496 billion (Bn€) in 2017, infrastructure charges represent 90% of SNCF Réseau's total turnover, i.e. €5.820 billion), which are : the traffic charge, calculated on the basis of the cost directly attributable to the use of the infrastructure and recovered in the three mandatory market segments (freight, conventional transport, non-conventional transport) ; the market charge, which corresponds

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Emmanuel Guillaume, Christophe de Saint-Pern, Transports: The French Government keeps transforming the rail transport system, in the context of the fourth European railway package, by adopting a new regulatory framework for setting tariffs for the use of railway infrastructure (SNCF Réseau), 9 September 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92400, pp. 177-179

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