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Railway Transport
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Operations

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Railway Transport
and for Brussels Airport
Operations

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Organisational & decisional separation inside the SNCB

Belgian and European legislation provide some provisions which impose an obligation for train operators which hold a dominant position on the national market, to clearly separate organisational and decisional activities related to transport of passengers from those...

Complaints relating to Brussels Airport Company’s compliance with the conditions of use of the airport

On 5 April 2019, the Regulatory Body issued a decision on a number of complaints received about Brussels Airport Company’s compliance with the conditions of use of the airport. The Regulatory Service has no power to process those complaints and thus declared them...

Monitoring Statement Freight Corridor North Sea – Mediterranean

The railway Regulatory Bodies of the countries active on the Rail Freight Corridor North Sea-Mediterranean (RFC NSM) issued a first common monitoring statement. This document contains the following items: The existing cooperation between the supervisory authorities as...

BLS Cargo takes over Crossrail

BLS Cargo has announced having signed an agreement to acquire the Belgian rail freight operator Crossrail. BLS Cargo is the second Swiss rail freight operator. BLS Cargo is a subsidiary of BLS which is the main competitor of the Swiss incumbent. However SNCF Fret is...

Siemens Alstom merger prohibited by the European Commission

The European Commission has decided to prohibit the merger planned between Alstom and Siemens Mobility. This decision follows negative advice issued by several national competition authorities (including the German competition authorities). The European Commission...

Shareholdership Air France-KLM

On 27 February, the Dutch state announced that it had purchased a 14% stake in Air France-KLM. France already held a 14.3% share in the airline. In its declaration to AMF (the French Financial Markets Authority), the Dutch state declared that it was not planning to...

Decision D-2019-01-S concerning the appeal of Railtraxx related to the safety procedure S460 On the 28th of February 2019 the Regulatory Body took Decision D-2019-01-S, related to the appeal of railway undertaking Railtraxx concerning the safety procedure S460 used by...

The new competences of the regulator resulting from the 4th railway package.

The new competences of the regulator resulting from the 4th railway package. The Law of January 11, 2019 transposes into Belgian law the 4th railway package, which essentially opens the market for domestic passenger transport to competition. In this context, the scope...

Thessaloniki Forum

The Regulatory Body is a member of the Thessaloniki Forum, a European working group which unites all European economic regulators in charge of airports. In 2018, the Thessaloniki Forum adopted two new papers: “Non-discrimination under the Airport Charges Directive”...

Advice A-2018-06-C concerning the composition of the MBPS (Management Board Performance Scheme)

The Regulatory Body was asked for advice by the infrastructure manager Infrabel. This advice dealt with the composition of the MBPS, more specifically with a view to arbitration. The Regulatory Service did not consider it desirable that both itself or the FPS Mobility...

NEWS

Organisational & decisional separation inside the SNCB

Belgian and European legislation provide some provisions which impose an obligation for train operators which hold a dominant position on the national market, to clearly separate organisational and decisional activities related to transport of passengers from those...

Complaints relating to Brussels Airport Company’s compliance with the conditions of use of the airport

On 5 April 2019, the Regulatory Body issued a decision on a number of complaints received about Brussels Airport Company’s compliance with the conditions of use of the airport. The Regulatory Service has no power to process those complaints and thus declared them...

Monitoring Statement Freight Corridor North Sea – Mediterranean

The railway Regulatory Bodies of the countries active on the Rail Freight Corridor North Sea-Mediterranean (RFC NSM) issued a first common monitoring statement. This document contains the following items: The existing cooperation between the supervisory authorities as...

BLS Cargo takes over Crossrail

BLS Cargo has announced having signed an agreement to acquire the Belgian rail freight operator Crossrail. BLS Cargo is the second Swiss rail freight operator. BLS Cargo is a subsidiary of BLS which is the main competitor of the Swiss incumbent. However SNCF Fret is...

Siemens Alstom merger prohibited by the European Commission

The European Commission has decided to prohibit the merger planned between Alstom and Siemens Mobility. This decision follows negative advice issued by several national competition authorities (including the German competition authorities). The European Commission...

Shareholdership Air France-KLM

On 27 February, the Dutch state announced that it had purchased a 14% stake in Air France-KLM. France already held a 14.3% share in the airline. In its declaration to AMF (the French Financial Markets Authority), the Dutch state declared that it was not planning to...

Decision D-2019-01-S concerning the appeal of Railtraxx related to the safety procedure S460 On the 28th of February 2019 the Regulatory Body took Decision D-2019-01-S, related to the appeal of railway undertaking Railtraxx concerning the safety procedure S460 used by...

The new competences of the regulator resulting from the 4th railway package.

The new competences of the regulator resulting from the 4th railway package. The Law of January 11, 2019 transposes into Belgian law the 4th railway package, which essentially opens the market for domestic passenger transport to competition. In this context, the scope...

Thessaloniki Forum

The Regulatory Body is a member of the Thessaloniki Forum, a European working group which unites all European economic regulators in charge of airports. In 2018, the Thessaloniki Forum adopted two new papers: “Non-discrimination under the Airport Charges Directive”...

Advice A-2018-06-C concerning the composition of the MBPS (Management Board Performance Scheme)

The Regulatory Body was asked for advice by the infrastructure manager Infrabel. This advice dealt with the composition of the MBPS, more specifically with a view to arbitration. The Regulatory Service did not consider it desirable that both itself or the FPS Mobility...

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