UIRR Press Release: CT Directive 92/106 - Sector counts on trialogue 08/01/19

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The Intermodal sector counts on the trialogue

The Transport Council reached a decision1 on 3 December last year that was needed to begin the trialogue negotiations on the amendment of the Combined Transport Directive.

UIRR warns that Member State governments would fragment the currently harmonized internal market for Combined Transport (CT) through replacing European provisions with rule-setting by the different Member States.

With their decision, the Member States of the European Union sent the wrong message at the very beginning of the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, and barely a week after the European Commission announced its proposal to turn Europe climate neutral by 2050.  The Council position would disintegrate the existing European regulatory framework of Combined Transport.


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