Baltic rail transport–AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) (AT.39813) [Archived]

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Baltic rail transport–AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) (AT.39813) [Archived]

CASE HUB (NOTE—appeal lodged by AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai before the General Court in Case T- 814/17)

ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 2 October 2017; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

OutlineEuropean Commission Article 102 TFEU investigation into AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai, the Lithuanian railway operator (case number AT.39813).

Latest developmentsOn 2 October 2017, the Commission issued its infringement decision against LG, imposing a fine of €27,873,000. In addition, LG has been ordered to bring the infringement to an end and refrain from any measure that has the same or an equivalent object or effect.

PartiesAB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (LG), the incumbent state-owned rail company in Lithuania.

BackgroundThe Commission had formally opened proceedings in March 2013 after carrying out dawn raids in March 2011.

On 5 January 2015, the Commission issued a Statement of Objections to LG.

Market(s)Rail freight transport.

Geographical scope is rail transport between Lithuania and Latvia.

The EU's rail freight market was

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