Regulation on public passenger transport services
On 18 September 2007 the Council of Ministers on 2nd reading adopted the Regulation on public passenger transport services by rail and by road.
The regulation will come into force 2 years after its publication at the EU Official Journal, this means end 2009.
A transitional period of 10 years is allowed to comply with the new constraints of competition in awarding process, during which each Member State shall take necessary measures to ensure these constraints will be honored in the mandatory delay (end 2019).
Updated : November 21, 2007