Reduction of the axle tax

Type of subsidy Tax exemption
Type of actions granted road vehicles of 12 tonnes and more using a rail-road system
Amount awarded
(or saved in case of tax exemption)
reduction of 75% of the axle tax
Type of subsidy Road
Type of goods subsidised all
Origins / Destinations subsidised all
Operators subsidised road operators
Duration validity of the scheme since 1998


French Customs Administration [Administration]
Direction générale des Douanes et Droits indirects
Sous direction du commerce international
23 bis rue de l’Université
75700 Paris 07 SP
44 (0) 20 7944 6847 or
44 (0) 20 7944 6848 or
44 (0) 20 7944 2477