Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

Schedule and Presentations

On this page you will find the presentations and posters of the workshop participants. The copyrights remain with the authors.

Thursday, 11.05.2017

12:30 - 13:15



13:15 - 13:30

Welcome: Peter Tillmann (Vice Dean of the faculty for Economics and Business Studies)


13:30 - 15:00

Keynote Speech

Chair: Georg Götz (JLU) 

Railway Finance in Europe

 Chris Nash (University of Leeds)


15:30 – 17:00

Session A: Financing and Performance - an International Perspective?

Chair: Christian Bender (WIK)

PPP and the Headache of Financing New High Speed Rail Lines

Yves Crozet (Université de Lyon) 

Pricing and investment in transport infrastructures


Pilar Socorro (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Rail Restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe (and Elsewhere): Subsidies, Access Charges, and Modal Share


Russell Pittman (Economic Analysis Group Antitrust Division US Department of Justice BICN)


17:30 – 19:00

Session B: Insights into the European Rail Sector - Experience from the Member States

Chair: Georg Götz (JLU)

Case Studies on Financing of European Railways
Posters: Railway Financing in Europe


Jan Schäfer (JLU) 

Market segment and financing in Hungary


Tálasné Balla Klára (VPE Hungary) 

German experience and initiatives


Markus Ksoll (DBAG) 


Dinner Burg Gleiberg, Burgstraße 90, 35435 Wettenberg. Bus transfer from the venue as well as back to the city center and all major hotels 

Friday, 12.05.2017

09:00 - 10:00

Session D: Reforms and Competition

Chair: Johannes Paha (JLU)

Competition For Versus On the Rails in the Long Distance Passenger Market


Marc Ivaldi (IDEI Toulouse)


Do European Reforms Increase Modal Shares of Railways?

Zdenek Tomes (Masaryk University)

10:30 – 12:00

Session C: Financing and Regulation 

Chair: Georg Götz (JLU)

Implementation of EU charging rules 


Frank Jost (European Commission) 


Charge Control in the railway sector, its interaction with specific financing structures and the determination of incentives


Christiane Trampisch (Bundesnetzagentur)



DB Netz AG´s Track Access Charges 2018


Peter Abegg (DBAG)


12:00 – 13:00




13:00 – 14:30

Policy Panel (in German): “Halbierung der Schienenmaut?”: A Need for Reforms in the financing of the German Railway sector

Moderation: D. Fockenbrock, Handelsblatt 

Discussants from Deutsche Bahn (Markus Ksoll), Mofair (Matthias Stoffregen), Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft der Aufgabenträger des SPNV (Frank Zerban) and EU Commission (Frank Jost).