35 million people. 16 million employees.
One railway connection.

Strengthen Economy

The “Main Line for Europe” – artery and economic promoter in East-West traffic…

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Connecting People

A high-speed railroad that provides mobility…

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Driving Europe Forward

An initiative that brings Europe closer together…

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Protecting Environment

A modern rail connection for environmentally friendly mobility…

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Trans-European transport network (TEN-T): Council and Parliament strike a deal

The Council presidency and European Parliament’s negotiators have reached a provisional agreement on a revised regulation regarding EU guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T). The new legislation aims to build a reliable, seamless, and high-quality transport network that ensures sustainable connectivity across Europe without physical interruptions, bottlenecks, and missing…

The sleeper train awakes

Even though the new European Sleeper night train connects Amsterdam, Brussels and Berlin and thus unfortunately does not operate on the ‘Main Line for Europe’, we still don’t want to deprive you of this wonderfully designed interactive map from Politico magazine: The Sleeper Train awakes.

The catalogue of criteria is out!

The Ulm-Augsburg railway project has made considerable progress in the train path selection procedure (TAV): The catalogue of criteria was adopted at the end of June. In dialogue with the bodies, the dialogue forum and the project coordination council, suggestions from the region were discussed and incorporated. The catalogue now…

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