Market opening
Brussels,

Enrico Letta’s Report on the Future of the EU Single Market Says the Right Things about Rail

After over 400 meetings and visiting 65 cities, the President of the Jacques Delors Institute and former Italian prime minister Enrico Letta has issued a report on the future of the EU Single Market and presented it to EU leaders.

It clearly highlights the obstacles that still prevent the Single European Railway Area from leading the way towards sustainable, affordable free movement of people across the Union.

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Brussels,

First Ever Open Access Commercial Passenger Rail Service Starts Between The EU And Ukraine

Yesterday evening, ALLRAIL member operator RegioJet launched the first ever Open Access 100% commercial passenger rail service between the EU and Ukraine. That means: it operates without subsidy. And it will operate daily – in both directions.

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Brussels,

First Ever Direct Passenger Rail Service Between Prague and Brussels

The First Ever Direct Passenger Rail Service Between Prague and Brussels!

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Brussels,

Kolejny Przykład Niekompetencji Polskiego Regulatora Kolejowego

3 marca 2024 roku, po 531 (!) dniach procedowania, Prezes Urzędu Transportu Kolejowego wydał decyzję otwartodostępową jednemu z niezależnych operatorów dla połączeń na trasie Kraków Główny – Gdynia Główna i z powrotem przez Warszawę. Sam ten fakt nie byłby niczym nadzwyczajnym, gdyby nie zakres wnioskowanych usług oraz decyzja regulatora zakres ten ograniczająca.

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Brussels,

Poland: Biased Rail Regulator Approves Application for PKP Intercity but Refuses Identical Application for Newcomer

On 3 March 2024, after 531 (!) days of proceedings, the Polish rail regulator UTK only approved a minor portion of independent operator RegioJet’s application to operate commercial passenger services on the Kraków–Gdynia route, and confined mostly to off-peak hours.

UTK's decision to approve state incumbent's application while imposing severe limitations on that of the independent operator showcases a troubling instance of double standards and protectionism.

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