De-Regulierung und Re-Regulierung im Bereich der Europäischen Schieneninfrastruktur

Client/Funding Institution

ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG/Austrian Railway


The European domestic market in the railway sector was established from 2001 to 2016 on the basis of a comprehensive legal framework (the so-called "railway package"). The aim of this project is (1) to analyse the developments and the legal framework in European rail transport; (2) to give a detailed overview of the theoretical advantages and disadvantages as well as the practical experience with deregulation of rail transport in Europe; (3) to analyse the experience with deregulation of Californian electricity sector and its policy implications for rail transport. The study will be written in German.


April 2018 - December 2018

wiiw team Leader

Vasily Astrov

wiiw Staff

Vasily Astrov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Magdalena Höllhuber, Mario Holzner

Keywords: Deregulation, Re-Regulation, energy sector, railway sector, infrastructure

Countries covered: EU-28

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy