Eurotunnel to subsidise rail costs

Eurotunnel has launched a subsidy scheme to help through-rail freight operators launch services through the Channel Tunnel. ETICA (Eurotunnel Incentive for Capacity Additions) helps with marketing and service start-up costs and the cost of controls at Frethun, rather than Tunnel access charges which, contrary to some views, are very competitive, says Eurotunnel. The ETICA mechanism will be available to all railway operators and will provide a one off financial support for ... [+]

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