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Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

EU has approved over €432 million funding from the Cohesion Fund for the extension of the Warsaw Metro Line 2. EU will finance the construction of six new metro stations: “Trocka”, “Targówek”, “Szwedzka” on the North-East section of the line and “Księcia Janusza”, “Młynów” and “Płocka” on the West section. It will …

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EU approves public funding to promote move of freight transport from road to rail and sea in Italy

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The European Commission has found two Italian public support schemes to encourage a shift of freight transport from road to rail and to sea, to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measures will further EU environmental and transport objectives whilst maintaining competition in the Single Market. The …

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Netherlands tops EU’s Transport Scoreboard 2015

The European Commission has published the second edition of the “EU Transport Scoreboard“, a benchmark which compares how Member States perform in 29 categories covering all aspects of transport. The objective of the Scoreboard is to help Member States to identify areas requiring priority investments and actions, in order to …

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EC unveils record EUR 13.1 bn investment plan in 276 transport projects

The European Commission has unveiled a record EUR 13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). This investment will unlock additional public and private co-financing for a combined amount of €28.8 billion. Along with the future European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the CEF will play …

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EUR 15 million EU financial support for ETCS development and installation

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will support with over €15 million the development and installation of the common European Train Control System (ETCS) in Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark and The UK. The new system is expected to improve the interoperability, safety, reliability and capacity on European railways. Seven separate projects aim to …

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EU to commit EUR 1 billion to connect Western Balkans

The EU plans to commit EUR 1 billion for transport and energy infrastructure in Western Balkans countries, EU commissioner in charge of enlargement Johannes Hahn announced Wednesday at the first meeting with Western Balkans Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Ministers of Transport. “The European Union is not only at your disposal at your side …

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EUR 293 m of regional funds for sustainable transport for the cities of Warsaw, Łódź, Szczecin and Poznań

The European Commission has approved EUR 293 million from the Cohesion Fund for five major projects to improve sustainable transport services in the biggest Polish metropoles Warsaw, Łódź, Szczecin and Poznań. These investments aim to modernise the public transport systems in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way and will provide …

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EUR 63m for the extension of Bratislava’s tram and reconstruction of Stary Most bridge

EUR 63m for the extension of Bratislava's tram and reconstruction of Stary Most bridge

Slovakia: The European Commission approved an investment of EUR 63 million from the Cohesion Fund to extend Bratislava’s tramway from the city centre to Bratislava’s most populous borough Petrzalka (Title of project: Tramway extension to Petrzalka borough – 1st Segment Safarikovo namestie – Bosakova ulica D1 Dubna Skala – Turany) . …

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EUR 3m studies on a better connection between the northern Adriatic ports and the main rail and inland waterways networks

EUR 3 million studies on a better connection between the northern Adriatic ports and the main rail and inland waterways networks

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will back with almost EUR 3 million studies on a better connection between the northern Adriatic ports and the main rail and inland waterways networks in the region. The project’s ambition is to contribute to the development of these ports as interconnection points between maritime and other modes …

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EUR 6 million EU co-financing for studies preparing the construction of a new two-track rail line in Austria

EUR 6 million EU co-financing for studies preparing the construction of a new two-track rail line in Austria

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over EUR 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.  The new line between Linz …

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