Competition is coming to the French network

Speaking to Murray Hughes in Paris, Transport Minister Gilles de Robien dismissed the previous government's target of doubling tonne-km hauled by rail by 2010 as 'completely unrealistic'. Whether the advent of open access competition from March 15 will generate more rail freight business remains to be seen, but de Robien ...

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