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Effective reduction of noise generated by rail freight wagons in the European Union

Effective reduction of noise generated by rail freight wagons in the European Union

Effective reduction of noise generated by rail freight wagons in the European Union
Consultation period: 
12/07/2013
03/10/2013

Effective reduction of noise generated by rail freight wagons in the European Union

Consultation period: 12/07/2013 - 3/10/2013

The consultation is closed.

Target group

Citizens, non-governmental organisations, the railway business community and their representatives (in particular railway undertakings, infrastructure managers, wagon owners), industry associations, academia and public authorities, who have an interest in the issue of railway noise.

Objective of the consultation

The Commission is seeking views in particular on:

  • extent of the problem;
  • assessment of existing measures;
  • relevance and impacts of proposed options.

This will feed in into an on-going impact assessment procedure, with a view of a possible proposal of the Commission which would address the issue of rail freight noise.

See also the Roadmap

Please note that this document has been drafted for information and consultation purposes only. It has not been adopted or in any way approved by the European Commission and should not be regarded as representative of the views of Commission staff. It does not in any way prejudge, or constitute the announcement of, any position on the part of the Commission on the issues covered.

The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.