The contractual form of a concession contract may also be used to grant transport rights for a longer period. For example, the model PPP concession agreement for the operation of container trains concession for the exploration and development of rail traffic in the south-east of Example 6: Peru - Contrato de Concesión de los Ferrocarriles del Sur y Sur Oriente (Spanish) - Concession contract between the Peruvian State and a private body (Ferrocaril Transandino S.A.) which provides the concession for the southern (Matarani/Mollendo to Cusco) and south-east (Cusco to Machu Pichu) railway lines. The duration of the concession is 30 years (renewable). The concessionary authority shall confer on the concessionaire the right to use fixed assets and rolling stock for the carriage of passengers and goods. The main tasks of the concessionaire are the modernisation and rehabilitation of railway infrastructure (including signalling and telecommunications systems), the refurbishment of railway vehicles and the improvement of operational performance. The concessionaire shall be obliged to give open access to other railway operators without discrimination and subject to payment of a railway access fee. Runway access fees must be approved by the regulatory authority. For more information on the railway access contract established for this rail network, please consult this website. For research and development of public rail service Example 8: Review of selected railway concessions in sub-Saharan Africa - World Bank report, 2006 - Annex C of the report contains a comparative review of contractual clauses relating to third-party access to railway tracks for different concession/leasing agreements (Camrail (Cameroon), Sitarail (Côte d`Ivoire - Burkina Faso), Madarail (Madagascar) and Transrail (Senegal and Mali)). Example 3: United Kingdom - Channel Tunnel Railway Link (High Speed 1) - Concession contract between the Secretary of State for Transport and High Speed 1 Limited (HS 1 Limited). The agreement covers the design, construction, financing, operation, repair and maintenance of the high-speed line from St.
Pancras station in London to the Channel Tunnel, connected to international high-speed lines between London and Paris, as well as London and Brussels. European Union legislation and European Union legislation require third party access to railways. Example 4: Argentina - Contrato de Concesión Ferroviaria (430/94) and Addenda (167/01), Grupo de Servicio 6, Línea Belgrano Norte (Spanish) - Concession contract between the Argentine State and a private body (Ferrovias Sociedad Anonimas Concessionarios) on the Belgrano Norte railway line (from Villa Rosa to Retira - Buenos Aires Metropolian Area) with supplement. Concession of a railway for public passenger transport (concesión de servicio público). The concessionaire shall have the right to use all transferred assets, including rolling stock. The concessionaire is obliged to operate the railway system, maintain the railway infrastructure and make the investments defined in the concession contract. Ownership of assets remains in the hands of concise authority. Assets return to the granting authority at the end of the concession period, including assets acquired by the dealer (exceptions apply to vehicles).
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