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Quelle stratégie politique y a-t-il derrière la création d'un fonds d'intervention pour les grandes lignes ferroviaires déficitaires ?

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  • Julien Lévêque


    (LET - Laboratoire d'économie des transports - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2 - École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'État [ENTPE] - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

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    What political strategy is behind the intervention fund set up for main loss making railroad lines?. - This paper offers an analysis of the political strategy and financial consequences related to the intervention fund set up, as mentioned by the Secretary for Transport, to subsidise main loss-making railroad lines. After discussing the financing of the SNCF's main line business, we show that setting up such a fund is not necessarily beneficial – on the long run – to the operator: that fund reduces efficiency incentives if it is not supported by a contract with the lawmaker, and constitutes a further step towards a potential opening up to competition.

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    Date of creation: 2003
    Publication status: Published in Transports, Editions techniques et économiques, 2003, pp. 368-374
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00088658
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