Collection of track access charges
As of 1 January 2021, under Article 9f of the Railways Act (EBG), the TVS is responsible for collecting the track access charges (for basic and ancillary services, not including other service provision). To determine the sums invoiced, it uses the IMs’ existing IT systems. Each IM is required to record on its system the operational and ancillary services provided on its network for each individual RU or to make this information available to the TVS in another form.
The TVS collects the track access charges and cancellation fees on behalf of and for the account of each IM. It also monitors each IM’s planning and calculation system.