Review of Railway Policy Reforms in Europe
Abstract:This paper provides an overview of railway reforms in Europe which at EU level were initiated by Directive 91/440. This reform process is aiming at achieving opening of the rail transport market, particularly freight, in order to promote efficiency and enhance the position of this mode. Focus will be on (1) the background to the reform process; (2) the legislative initiatives as set out in EC Directives; (3) implementation of the EC Directives in the EU Member States.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2009
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