Railway Laws and Regulations

When private participation in a PPP railway project is envisaged, the applicable regulatory framework must be considered. Laws and regulations that can affect PPP projects in the railway sector may deal with railway safety, environmental and technical standards, private sector participation, track access, cross-border traffic, the administration of the railways and competences of railway authorities.

Please see below links to laws and regulations on track access, national laws and international agreements on cross-border railway traffic, regulatory authorities and international and regional railway organizations.

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Updated: October 10, 2021