Liberalisation of rail passenger services in Sweden

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A paper documenting the organisation of rail passenger services in England, Germany and Sweden was published in 2013; cf. Nash et al (2013). During 2016, the Centre for Regulation in Europe (CERRE) commissioned a follow-up study, examining the experience to date in these markets, and identifying lessons to be learned from them which may be applied to markets yet to undergo liberalization (such as France). The present paper was drafted to provide an update of Swedish data and this note has translated the text to make it available to a broader domestic audience. The final version, Liberalisation of Rail Passenger Services, is edited by Chris Nash and is available at http://www.cerre.eu/publications/liberalisation-passenger-rail-services.

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