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Market Monitor Brussels Airport

Airport

The Regulatory Body monitors and studies the evolutions and market developments of the airport sector in Belgium, in particular Brussels Airport. The latest Market Monitoring Report with evolutions and market developments in the airport sector for the year 2022 can be found here.

Market

Market Monitoring Freight Rail (2022 figures)

Rail transport

The Regulatory Body monitors and studies the Belgian railway market. The latest report regarding the evolutions and market developments in the freight railway market for the year 2022 is available now.

Market

Market Monitor Passengers Rail (2022 figures)

Rail transport

The Regulatory Body monitors and studies the Belgian railway market. The latest report regarding the evolutions and market developments in the passenger railway market for the year 2022 is available now.

Market

Decision D-2023-04-S on DB Cargo Belgium’s complaint regarding the charges to prevent congestion risks and the obligation of non-discriminatory access to service facilities

Service facilities

On 25 September 2023, the Regulatory Body issued a decision on a complaint by DB Cargo Belgium against Infrabel in its capacity as operator of service facilities. The complainant considered that the charges to prevent congestion risks were discriminatory and that the principle of non-discriminatory access to service facilities was violated. He also alleged that […]

Decisions

Decision D-2023-02-S regarding the ex-officio investigation to the Reference Document ‘Access to Ticketing Services and Spaces’ of SNCB

Service facilities

On August 9, 2023, the Regulatory Service for Railway Transport and for Brussels Airport Operations issued a decision within the framework of the ex-officio investigation to the Reference Document “Access to Ticketing Services and Spaces” of SNCB. The purpose of this ex-officio investigation was to verify whether the provisions contained in the reference document comply […]

Decisions

Notification of a new passenger Railway service Schaarbeek – Paris Nord

Rail transport

On June 12, 2023, the Regulatory Body received a notification for a new passenger transport service Schaerbeek-Paris Nord and vice versa from SNCB. The Regulatory Body decided on august 9, 2023, that the notified service did not fall within the scope of the legislation on the economic equilibrium and was therefore without object. Access to […]

Decisions

Notification of a new railway passengers service

On August 18, 2022, the Regulatory Body received a notification from “Leo Express“ for a new passenger transport service for the Ostend/Bratislawa and Bratislawa/Ostend routes. This notification relates to access to the Belgian railway network and is part of the information obligation provided for in both Belgian and European regulations.

News

Opinion A-2023-04-S on the POC Waaslandhaven Bundle South

Service facilities

On August 11, 2023, the Regulatory Body issued Opinion A-2023-04-S to Infrabel. The infrastructure manager requested this opinion on a proposal to improve the flow management in the service facility Waaslandhaven bundle South. Through a Proof of Concept (POC), Infrabel wishes to introduce a new way of bundle management.The opinion consists of three parts. The […]

News

Decision D-2023-01-S on the powers and operation of the PSM

Rail transport

The Regulatory Body initiated an audit on 10 May 2022 to check whether the operation of the Performance Scheme Management (PSM) and the application of the 2020 and 2021 performance schemes are in compliance with the Railway Law. On 19 July 2023, the Regulatory Body took a decision on the operation of the PSM. In […]

Decisions

Update – Guidelines for the notification of a new rail passenger service within the framework of the economic equilibrium test procedure

Rail transport

The Regulatory Body updated its Communication containing the Guidelines for the Notification of a New Rail Passenger Service within the Framework of the Economic Equilibrium Test Procedure. These guidelines aim at clarifying the cases where a notification must, or must not, be submitted in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Communiqué

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