Request for a preliminary ruling from the Úřad pro přístup k dopravní infrastruktuře (Czech Republic) lodged on 19 February 2021 – RegioJet a.s. v České dráhy a.s.

(Case C-104/21)

Language of the case: Czech

Referring court

Úřad pro přístup k dopravní infrastruktuře

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: RegioJet a.s.

Defendant: České dráhy a.s.

Questions referred

Do information media featuring information for passengers in paper form that are placed on the premises of a railway station constitute a service facility, as defined by Article 3 [point] 11 of Directive 2012/34? 1

Is Directive 2012/34 binding for České dráhy, a.s., as the State in the broader sense of the word, pursuant to Article 288 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union? Can individuals rely on the direct effect of an incorrectly transposed or untransposed directive against České dráhy, a.s.?


1 Directive 2012/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 establishing a single European railway area (OJ 2012 L 343, p. 32).