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From road to rail: A pan-European challenge…

25 July 2016 | By

After 17 years of construction and building costs totalling almost €11 billion, the big day finally arrived at the beginning of June 2016: the inauguration of the 57km-long Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland which attracted much international attention highlighting the European dimension of centennial projects of this kind. Together with…

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Delivering change to South East Europe

7 April 2016 | By Nedim Begovic, SEETO

Ahead of his article in Global Railway Review Issue 3 2016, Nedim Begovic – Transport Planning Manager at the South East Europe Transport Observatory (SEETO) provides a quick overview here of the latest developments of the Core Regional Transport Network MoU...

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Vital Estonian infrastructure renovation to ensure safety and quality

23 March 2016 | By Sulev Loo, Chairman of the Management Board – General Director of Estonian Railways Ltd.

On 5 November 2015 railways in Estonia celebrated their 145th anniversary. Over the course of nearly one and a half centuries, Estonia has seen various governments in power and different principles, technology and tools employed in railway construction. With some important repairs already finished, Sulev Loo, Chairman of the Management…

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Member states approve €13.1 billion EU transport investment plan

13 July 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

The 28 member states that make up the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) coordination committee, have endorsed a €13.1 billion EU transport investment plan put forward by the European Commission in June 2015.

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TEN-T Days conference gets underway in Riga

23 June 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

The two day transport conference known as TEN-T Days, organised by the European Commission and Latvian Presidency, aims to close the gap between Member States’ transport networks.

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A long-term and clear outlook for the Czech Republic railway network

4 June 2015 | By Dan Tok – Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic

As a result of a key decision adopted in the early-1990s to modernise the Czech railway network, the construction plan of the rail transit corridors will be implemented by 2020. It was determined that four rail transit corridors were to be featured on the railway network, establishing the most important…

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Progress made on Czech high speed rail project

23 April 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

A joint venture has been appointed to establish the new Czech high speed rail project part of Trans European Transport Network’s Orient/East Med core corridor.

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EU TEN-T Programme provides funding for Vienna rail network

31 March 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

The European Union’s TEN-T Programme has provided 1 million Euros of funding for a study preparing the construction of a new rail link between Münchendorf and Wampersdorf (via Ebreichsdorf) in Austria.

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Belfast to develop an intermodal transport hub with EU support

20 February 2015 | By Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €3.5 million preparatory studies for a cross-border train and bus service linking Belfast in Northern Ireland to the rest of UK and neighbouring countries...

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EU to support rail improvements in Austria

20 January 2015 | By The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €6 million studies preparing the construction of a new two-track rail line between Linz and Wels and between Salzburg and Steindorf/Straβwalchen in Austria, to increase the capacity of the existing line and improve the efficiency of traffic flows...

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Paris Lyon high speed rail line to increase capacity with EU support

21 November 2014 | By INEA

The EU's TEN-T Programme will invest almost €2 million in development studies for the capacity increase of the high speed rail line connecting Paris and Lyon in France. It is planned to increase the line's frequency to 14 trains per hour at peak time in 2020 and reach 16 trains…