The report describes the following topics and issues:
- structure and size of passenger and freight transport,
- railway infrastructure market, including the effectiveness indicators, the analysis of access charges and railway infrastructure quality and availability,
- the role of market regulator and the scope of regulatory decisions concerning the access to the railway infrastructure,
- passenger and freight transport, railway infrastructure and competition between transport modes in the European Union.
For the first time some detailed analysis have been published, i.e. railway undertakings’ costs of electricity and fuel, main paths in freight transport, details about infrastructure managers. The structure of the report has also been refreshed.