Workshop Paper / Transport
9th Florence Rail Forum Summary – Discussing the 4th Railway Package: Which role for markets in domestic rail passenger transport?
The present document summarises the content of the presentations delivered during the 9th Florence Rail Forum, offering short summaries of each presentation, and illustrating the main points made and matters treated.
Presentations were delivered by representatives of different types of stakeholders, who discussed the current status of the negotiation on the 4th Railway Package and reacted to the following initial questions:
- The Fourth Railway Package under negotiation – where do we stand?
- Liberalisation of national passenger markets – which way forward for competitive lines and PSO?
- Tendering of PSOs: what are the remaining challenges?
- What role for the regulators?