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Press conference by Siim Kallas, on the Railway package

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On 16 December 2013, Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Transport, announced during a press conference that the European Commission adopted "Shift2Rail", a new public-private partnership to invest just under €1 billion in research and innovation to get more passengers and freight onto Europe's railways. "Shift2Rail" is an ambitious public-private partnership which will manage a 7-year work programme of targeted research and innovation to support the development of better rail services in Europe. It will develop and accelerate the bringing to market of technological breakthroughs.
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Type: Complete press conference   Reference: I-084870   Date: 16/12/2013   Duration: 03:36
Personalities:   Kallas, Siim  
Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Innovation | Investment | Rail transport | Research and development
RAPID: INFO PRESS, MEMO,
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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