Antitrust Antitrust

Czech Railways hit with predatory-pricing EU charge sheet

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 30 Oct 2020 05:33
  • 01 Nov 2020 23:46

Czech rail incumbent České Dráhy has been charged by EU antitrust officials with selling train tickets at a loss to drive challengers RegioJet and Leo Express off certain routes, the European Commission said today.

The allegations focus on České Dráhy's pricing on the important route between Prague and Ostrava between 2011 and 2019.


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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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