THE European Union's TEN-T programme will provide more than €15m to support the deployment of the European Train Control System (ETCS) on rolling stock in three member states: Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg. All the projects will be completed by the end of the year.
Since it was founded in 2006, Croatian infrastructure manager HZ Infrastructure has struggled to rehabilitate its war-ravaged network. But with the government now turning its attention to rail and tapping into EU funds, the tide appears to be turning. Marco Chiandoni and Kevin Smith look at the various projects proposed and underway across the country.
SPAIN's Council of Ministers has authorised the Ministry of Development to approve a tender by Adif High Speed worth €266m for the construction of three sections of the Basque Y high-speed network linking Vitoria, Bilbao and San Sebastián with Irun on the French border.
EUROPEAN Union (EU) transport ministers adopted a set of conclusions on transport infrastructure and the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) on December 3, and reviewed progress on the political pillar of the Fourth Railway Package.
Enhancement projects are underway along the Rhine corridor to upgrade rail infrastructure and terminal facilities, increasing capacity to meet the enormous growth in freight predicted at Rhine delta ports, Anitra Green reports from Germany.
AS part of continuing efforts to improve Europe's transport infrastructure through the Trans-European Network (TEN-T) programme, the European Union has allocated €320m to support 106 projects, including €50.25m to fund 50% of the cost of 18 rail project studies.