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The Greening Transport Package
has been adopted on 8 July 2008

 

Measures to support freight transport
18 October 2007

 

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Implementation Infrastructure packages

  • Press release IP/07/368, 21 January 2007: Second Railway Package: European Commission takes 10 Member States (Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Slovenia and the Slovak Republic) to the Court that failed to notify the Commission of the transposition of Directive 2004/49/EC on railway safety and Directive 2004/50/EC on the interoperability of the Community's railways.
  • Press release IP/06/1780, 12 December 2006: Second Railway Package: European Commission takes Portugal and Slovenia to the Court and sends reasoned opinion to Latvia. These Member States failed to notify the Commission of the transposition of two key directives of the second railway package into domestic legislation. These two directives aim to open up the market for international and national rail freight transport, as well as to ensure high levels of safety and interoperability for rail business throughout Europe.
  • Press release IP/06/1383, 12 October 2006: Second Railway Package: European Commission sends a reasoned opinion to 13 Member States.  The European Commission has decided to pursue infringement proceedings against the 13 EU countries that have failed to notify the Commission of the transposition of two key directives of the second railway package into domestic legislation. These two directives aim at ensuring high levels of safety and interoperability for rail business across Europe. The Commission is determined to ensure a level playing field for rail across the single market.
  • Press release IP/06/881, 29 June 2006: Second Railway Package: European Commission sends a reasoned opinion to 4 Member States (Greece, Italy, Portugal and Slovenia) for failing to notify the implementation measures for Directive 2004/51
  • Adoption by the Commission of the Report on the Implementation of theRail Infrastructure Package ('First Railway Package') in the Member States, 3 May 2006. The reports of the studies carried out for this Communication can be found under the Research section

Press release
 

Communication: COM(2006)189 final of 3 May 2006
 

Annex: SEC(2006)530 of 3 May 2006

 

 

last update: 15-12-2008