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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado Contencioso Administrativo A Coruña (Spain) lodged on 24 January 2019 — Compañía de Tranvías de La Coruña, S.A. v Ayuntamiento de A Coruña

(Case C-45/19)

Language of the case: Spanish

Referring court

Juzgado Contencioso Administrativo A Coruña

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Compañía de Tranvías de La Coruña, S.A.

Defendant: Ayuntamiento de A Coruña

Question referred

Having regard to Article 8(3)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007, 1 does the maximum term of 30 years for contracts referred to therein begin to run: (a) when the contract is awarded or entered into; (b) on the entry into force of the aforesaid provision; (c) on the day following the expiry of the transitional period established in Article 8(2) of that regulation (3 December 2019), or (d) on any other date deemed correct by the Court of Justice of the European Union?


1     Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) Nos 1191/69 and 1107/70 (OJ 2007 L 315, p. 1).