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Mobility and Transport

Regulatory bodies

A Regulatory Body is to be established/set up in every Member State. The main task of the Regulatory Body is to ensure a fair and non-discriminatory access to the rail network and services. The legal basis for the creation and

A Regulatory Body is to be established/set up in every Member State.

The main task of the Regulatory Body is to ensure a fair and non-discriminatory access to the rail network and services. The legal basis for the creation and competence of the Regulatory Body can be found in Article 10.7 of Directive 2001/12/EC and in Articles 30 and 31 of Directive 2001/14/EC.

Organisational independence

The Regulatory Body is a body independent from any infrastructure manager, charging body, allocation body or applicant. It is independent in its organisation, legal structure, funding and in its decision making. Decisions taken by the Regulatory Body shall be subject to judicial review.

Main tasks

The Regulatory Body shall be an appeal body in relation to decisions taken by an infrastructure manager or a railway undertaking regarding discriminatory access conditions.

Any applicant or interested party may lodge a complaint with the Regulatory Body if it feels that it has been treated unjustly, has been subject to discrimination or injured in any other way.

The Regulatory Body shall ensure that the charges set by the infrastructure manager are non-discriminatory. It shall supervise any negotiation between an applicant and an infrastructure manager on the level of the charges and intervene if necessary.

The Regulatory Body shall monitor the competition in the rail services market. In its monitoring function it shall decide on complaints or on its own initiative on appropriate measures to correct undesirable developments.

The Regulatory Body shall have the right to request relevant information from the infrastructure manager, applicants and any third party involved within the Member State concerned, which must be supplied without undue delay.

Co-operation

At European level and with the help of the European Commission, the Regulatory Bodies shall exchange information about their work and decision-making principles and practices with the aim to develop a common approach in order to avoid conflicting decisions.

List of Regulatory bodies

NationalityOrganisationAddress /
Phone / Fax /
E-mail / Web
ATSchienen-Control GmbH

Linke Wienzeile 4/1/6
A-1060 Vienna
Austria

Tel: +43 1 5050707

office@schienencontrol.gv.at
https://www.schienencontrol.gv.at/en/

BE

Dienst Regulering van het Spoorwegvervoer & van de Exploitatie van Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal /

Service de Régulation du Transport ferroviaire et de l'Exploitation de l'​Aéroport de Bruxelles-National /

Regulatory Body for Railway Transport and for Brussels Airport Operations

Finance Tower
Kruidtuinlaan 50 box 72
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium

Tel:+32 2 277 45 25

info@regul.be
https://www.regul.be

BGRailway Administration Executive Agency

5, Gurko Str.
1080 Sofia
Bulgaria

Tel: +359 2 940 94 27
Fax: +359 2 987 67 69

iaja@mt.government.bg
http://www.iaja.government.bg

CZÚřad pro přístup k dopravní infrastruktuře / Transport Infrastructure Access Authority

Myslíkova 171/31
CZ-110 10 Praha 1
The Czech Republic

Tel: +420 277 001 264
Tel: +420 778 880 625

podatelna@updi.cz
http://www.updi.cz

DEBundesnetzagentur / Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway

Tulpenfeld 4,
DE-53113 – Bonn
Germany

Tel.: +49 228 14 - 7100 / 3120
Fax: +49 228 14 - 6713 / 6904

ref-701@bnetza.de
312.Postfach@BNetzA.DE
http://www.bundesnetzagentur.de

DKJernbanenævnet
Danish Railway Regulatory Body

Gammel Mønt 4, 1
DK-1117 København K
Denmark

Tel: +45 6093 48 01
Tel: +45 7226 70 87

info@jernbanenaevnet.dk
http://www.jernbanenaevnet.dk

EE

Estonian Competition Authority (Konkurentsiamet)

Auna 6
EE-10317 Tallinn
Estonia

Tel: +372 667 2400
Fax: +372 667 2401

info@konkurentsiamet.ee

ELRegulatory Authority for Railways (RAS)

33 Stadiou Street
GR - 105 59 Athens
Greece

Tel: +30 210 3860141
Fax: +30 210 3860149

info@ras-el.gr
http://www.ras-el.gr

ES

Comisión Nacional del Mercado y la Competencia (CNMC)
Direccion de Transportes y del Sector Postal
Subdirección del Sector Ferroviario

Barquillo, 5,
ES-28004 Madrid
Spain

Tel: +34 915 36 90 36
Fax: +34 915 68 05 26

dtsp.sectorferroviario@cnmc.es
http://www.cnmc.es

FIFinnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom)

PO Box 467
FIN-00101 Helsinki
Finland

Tel: +358 29 534 5000

kirjaamo@traficom.fi
https://www.saantelyelin.fi/en

FR

Autorité de Régulation des Activités Ferroviaires et Routières (ARAFER)

57, Boulevard Demorieux
CS 81915
72019 Le Mans Cedex 2
France

Tel: + 33(0) 2 43 20 64 30

http://www.arafer.fr

HRCroatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM)

Roberta Frangeša Mihanovića 9
HR-10110 Zagreb
Croatia

Phone: + 385 (0)1 700 70 07
Fax: + 385 (0)1 700 70 70

http://www.hakom.hr

HUNational Transport Authority
Department of Railway Regulation

Terez krt. 62,
1066 Budapest,
Hungary

Tel: +36 1 815 96 73

office@nkh.gov.hu
http://www.nkh.gov.hu

IECommission for Railway Regulation

Trident House
Blackrock
Co. Dublin

Tel: +353 (0)1 206 81 10

info@crr.ie
http://www.crr.ie

ITAutorità di Regolazione dei Trasporti
Transport Regulation Authority

Via Nizza, 230
IT-10126 Torino
Italy

Tel: +39 011 0908500

http://www.autorita-trasporti.it

LTCommunications Regulatory Authority

Mortos Str. 14
LT-03219 Vilnius
Lithuania

Tel: +370 5 210 5633
Fax: +370 5 216 1564

http://rrt@rrt.lt

LU

Institut Luxembourgeois de Régulation

17, rue du Fossé
L - 2922 Luxembourg

Tel.: +352 28 228 228
Fax: +352 28 228 229

http://www.ilr.lu

LV

State Railway Administration of Latvian Republic

Riepnieku str. 2
LV-1050 Riga,
Latvia

Tel: +371 672 33 225
Fax: +371 672 33 205

vda@vda.gov.lv
http://www.vda.gov.lv

NLAuthority for Consumers & Markets (ACM)

P O Box 16326
NL-2500 BH Den Haag
Netherlands

Tel: +31 70 7222 000
Fax: +31 70 7222 355

info@acm.nl
http://www.acm.nl

PLOffice for Rail Transport

Urząd Transportu Kolejowego
Al. Jerozolimskie 134
02-305 Warszawa
Poland

Tel: +48 22 626 80 11

utk@utk.gov.pl
http://www.utk.gov.pl

PT

AMT - Autoridade da Mobilidade e dos Transportes

Palacio Coimbra,
Rua de Santa Apolonia, n.s 53
1100-468 Lisboa
Portugal

Tel: +351 211 025 800

geral@amt-autoridade.pt
http://www.amt-autoridade.pt

RORailway Supervision Council

Piaţa Presei Libere, nr. 1, corp D1,
Sector 1, Cod Poştal 013701, Bucureşti,
Oficiul Poştal 33

Tel: +40 21 405 44 51
Fax: +40 21 318 26 17

consiliul.feroviar@consiliulconcurentei.ro
http://www.consiliulferoviar.ro

SETransportstyrelsen - Swedish Transport Agency

Box 267,
SE-781 23 Borlänge,
Sweden

Tel: +46 771 503 503

jarnvag@transportstyrelsen.se
http://www.transportstyrelsen.se

SIAgency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia (AKOS)

Stegne 7

P.O. Box 418
SI - 1001 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Tel: +386 1 583 63 00
Fax: +386 1 511 11 01

info.box@akos-rs.si

SKDopravny urad (Transport Authority)

Dopravny urad
Letisko M. R. Stefanika
823 05 Bratislava
Slovak Republic

Tel.: +421 2 48 777 402
Fax.: +421 2 43 420 331

drahy@nsat.sk
http://nsat.sk/

UKOffice of Rail and Road

One Kemble Street,
London,WC2B4AN
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7282 2000
Fax: +44 20 7282 2040

agnes.bonnet@orr.gsi.gov.uk
http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk

 

OBSERVERS

 
CHRail Transport Commission RailCom
Kommission für den Eisenbahnverkehr RailCom

Christoffelgasse 5,
3003 Berne
Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0)58 463 13 00

info@railcom.admin.ch
http://www.railcom.admin.ch

MKRailway Regulatory Agency (RRA)

Mito Hadzivasilev 11052
1000 Skopje
Republic of North Macedonia

Tel/fax: +389 2 3220 407

http://www.arpz.mk

NOThe Norwegian Railway Authority

P O Box 7113 St. Olavs plass
NO-0130 Oslo
Norway

Tel: +47 22 99 59 00
Fax: +47 22 99 59 03

post@sjt.no
http://www.sjt.no

Tel: +47 22 24 90 90
Fax: +47 22 24 95 70

http://postmottak@sd.dep.no

Files

Related documents

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on cooperation between regulatory bodies under Article 63(2) of Directive 2012/34/EU

Legislation

Directive 2012/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 establishing a single European railway area

Directive 2001/14/EC of 26 February 2001 on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification

Directive 2001/12/EC of 26 February 2001 amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways

Council Directive 91/440/EEC of 29 July 1991 on the development of the Community's railways

Reports from Task Forces 'Track Access Charges' and 'Insurance and Licensing'

The European Commission's Directorate General Energy & Transport and the Advisory and Regulatory Committee set up under Article 35 of Directive 2001/14 (also know as 'Developing European Railways Committee - DERC) set up a Task Force on track access charging and another one on licensing of railway undertakings and insurance. This Committee, DERC, accepted the final reports of both task forces at its meeting on 6 July 2005. The coordinates of the task force members are attached, and thus professionals interested have the opportunity to contact their national delegate to get more information.

The report of the task force on track access charging contains a set of recommendations on the development of railway markets, in particular international rail freight.

The report of the task force on licensing and insurance provides information on the links between licensing and insurance as well as an analysis of problems involved with insuring railway undertakings against third party liability.

After the last meeting of the task force, a stakeholders workshop was organised on 8 June 2005: Main conclusions of the stakeholders workshop .

Related documents

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on cooperation between regulatory bodies under Article 63(2) of Directive 2012/34/EU

Legislation

Directive 2012/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 establishing a single European railway area

Directive 2001/14/EC of 26 February 2001 on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification

Directive 2001/12/EC of 26 February 2001 amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways

Council Directive 91/440/EEC of 29 July 1991 on the development of the Community's railways

Reports from Task Forces 'Track Access Charges' and 'Insurance and Licensing'

The European Commission's Directorate General Energy & Transport and the Advisory and Regulatory Committee set up under Article 35 of Directive 2001/14 (also know as 'Developing European Railways Committee - DERC) set up a Task Force on track access charging and another one on licensing of railway undertakings and insurance. This Committee, DERC, accepted the final reports of both task forces at its meeting on 6 July 2005. The coordinates of the task force members are attached, and thus professionals interested have the opportunity to contact their national delegate to get more information.

The report of the task force on track access charging contains a set of recommendations on the development of railway markets, in particular international rail freight.

The report of the task force on licensing and insurance provides information on the links between licensing and insurance as well as an analysis of problems involved with insuring railway undertakings against third party liability.

After the last meeting of the task force, a stakeholders workshop was organised on 8 June 2005: Main conclusions of the stakeholders workshop .