Shippers unconvinced by Brussels rail plan

The European Shippers’ Council says it is not convinced by the proposed pace of regulatory change in European rail freight in the European Commission’s proposed Fourth Railway Package, In particular, it is concerned that the still-inadequate rail transport services that make European business less competitive and their logistic processes inflexible. It calls for adequate financing of the Trans-European Transport Network to alleviate bottlenecks. In addition, it says, most shippers are fully ... [+]

Rail package disappoints forwarders

CLECAT, the European freight forwarders' association says that it is disappointed that the European Commission has backtracked from plans to impose separation of the infrastructure management and railway operations, in its long awaited Fourth Railway Package. It said the proposal would allow incumbent rail freight operators to keep their holding ... [+]

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