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Down with track access charges: rail sector associations join ranks to call on the German government to address the competitive imbalance between the railways and the roads.

16

Mai

2017

Broad alliance calls for cuts to track access charges

Compensate rail for competitive disadvantages / blueprint for transport required
A freight train being retrofitted with low-noise brakes. This costs the owners of freight wagons money. The new legislation will completely exclude noisy goods wagons from the German network without coming into conflict with EU law.

12

Mai

2017

Germany to ban noisy freight wagons by the end of 2020

Pro-Rail Alliance favours EU-wide ban: noise protection does not stop at the border