Type: Stockshots [long]   Reference: I-063779   Duration: 10:50:28  Lieu:
End production: 11/10/2010   First transmission: 11/10/2010
Approaching the end of the ten-year period covered by the 2001 White Paper 'European transport policy for 2010: time to decide', it is time to look further ahead and define a vision for the future of transport. The first 'milestone' in this exercise was reached with the Communication on the Future of Transport - "A sustainable Future for Transport: Towards an integrated, technology-led and user friendly system"-, adopted by the European Commission on 17 June 2009. The driving forces of the Communication, and in all likelihood of the new White Paper, are the integration between modes and networks at EU level, the strong promotion of low-carbon and information technology and innovation, and the attention to the citizens' needs with user-friendly systems and protection and quality jobs for transport workers. To illustrate this topic and to provide journalists with general footage of means of transport in Europe, the EC audiovisual service has produced a new video stockshots entitled Transport - 2010 which covers: - High speed trains; - Motorways and bridges; - Inland shipping; - Intermodality; - Rail freight; - Airlines testing biofuels; - Sustainable transport; - Green corridors.

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10:00:00 Credits and title 00:00:20
10:00:20 1. HIGH SPEED TRAINS 00:07:12
10:00:20 Title Eurostar is the high-speed rail service directly linking the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel. It started operating in 1994, providing city centre to city centre services. Eurostar runs up to 18 services to Paris and nine to Brussels daily. In addition, up to nine trains stop at Lille in northern France, and up to three services stop at Calais Frethun en route. As part of the 'Tread Lightly' environment programme Eurostar has already reduced its carbon emissions by 25% per traveller journey and now has a revised target to reduce emissions by 35% by 2012. 00:00:04
10:00:24 1.1. EUROSTAR (TITLE) 00:00:04
10:00:29 General atmosphere at South Station, Brussels (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:00:39 Check-in, tickets at the Eurostar terminal, South Station, Brussels (9 shots) 00:00:49
10:01:29 Boarding the Eurostar (6 shots) 00:00:30
10:01:59 Eurostar leaving South Station and passengers on board (11 shots) 00:00:55
10:02:55 Eurostar meal service and bar (8 shots) 00:00:42
10:03:37 Eurostar arriving in London St Pancras Station and passengers leaving the train (9 shots) 00:00:47
10:04:24 1.2. THALYS (TITLE) Thalys International is a company with a European focus based in Brussels which operates high-speed trains between Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris and Cologne. Every train has 8 synchronous AC traction engines, producing 8.800 kW, weighs 385 tons, is 200 meters long, and has a capacity of 377 seats (120 in Confort 1 class and 257 in Confort 2 class). 00:00:04
10:04:29 Thalys terminal and information service in South Station, Brussels (7 shots) 00:00:35
10:05:04 Departure and ticket control on board the Thalys (3 shots) 00:00:25
10:05:29 Passengers using the WIFI service and reading newpapers onboard the Thalys (10 shots) 00:00:51
10:06:21 Thalys train arriving, Thalys information service and general atmosphere, Paris North Station (12 shots) 00:01:11
10:07:32 2. MOTORWAYS AND BRIDGES 00:05:00
10:07:32 Title This chapter includes footage of recently constructed major European motorways such as the Egnatia motorway and famous bridges such as the Millau Viaduct. 00:00:04
10:07:37 2.1. EGNATIA MOTORWAY, GREECE (TITLE) The Egnatia Motorway is a Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) priority project. It represents a major investment in the transportation infrastructure of Northern Greece assisting the development of the region specifically and South East Europe in general. EGNATIA ODOS S.A. established and operates the Egnatia Motorway Observatory in order to support the integrated management of the motorway, to contribute to the utilisation of the project in the cohesion and development of Northern Greece and the greater area of SE Europe, and contribute to the harmonized assessment of impacts of Trans-European Transport Networks on the cohesion of the European area. 00:00:04
10:07:42 Mountains (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:07:52 Egnatia motorway tunnels (8 shots) 00:01:04
10:08:56 Bridges on Egnatia motorway and Grevena (7 shots) 00:00:38
10:09:35 Metsovo village and bridge (4 shots) 00:00:24
10:10:05 Graz motorway in the direction of Slovenia (5 shots) 00:00:35
10:10:40 Maribor motorway, Slovenia (5 shots) 00:00:28
10:11:09 Part of the Maribor motorway next to Maribor village (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:11:22 2.3. MILLAU VIADUCT, FRANCE (TITLE) Designed by the renowned British Architect Lord Norman Foster, the Millau Viaduct was described by Lord Foster as his "sculpture in the landscape". At a world-record-breaking 245 metres above ground, the Viaduct is the highest bridge in the world. 00:00:04
10:11:27 General views of Millau viaduct (13 shots) 00:01:05
10:12:32 3. INLAND SHIPPING 00:05:15
10:12:32 Title The EU has a waterway network of more than 35,000 kms covering large to small rivers and canals. From 1994-2004, only 1.5% of the EU trans-European transport budget was allocated to investment in inland waterways. Each year inland waterway transport carries over 485 million tonnes. Inland navigation is the most international of all land transport modes and over 50% of tonnage is international. Nevertheless, the share of shipments over a distance of 50 kms and below is rapidly increasing. Inland waterway transport is the most environmentally friendly of all land transport modes in terms of total external costs, EUR 10 per 1,000 tonne kilometre. If the cargo shipped by inland waterways was carried by road, emissions in Europe would be at least 10% higher. Inland waterway transport is also considered to be the safest mode of transport. 00:00:04
10:12:37 3.1. DANUBE DELTA, ROMANIA (TITLE) 00:00:04
10:12:42 Tourists using the waterway networks (6 shots) 00:00:30
10:13:12 Inland shipping used by people living along the Danube river as this is the only means of transport from Tulcea to the Danube Delta (8 shots) 00:00:54
10:14:07 Faun and flora in the Danube Delta (4 shots) 00:00:23
10:14:30 Commercial boats in the Danube Delta (9 shots) 00:00:54
10:15:24 3.2. DUISBURG PORT (TITLE) 00:00:04
10:15:29 Ship arriving at D3 terminal (6 shots) 00:00:30
10:15:59 Uploading containers using the modern crane system in D3T terminal (16 shots) 00:01:38
10:17:38 Exterior shots of D3T (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:17:48 4. INTERMODALITY 00:09:23
10:17:48 Title European Union attaches a great importance to intermodal freight transport which involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple methods of transportation (rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing methods of transportation. The method reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damages and losses, and allows for faster transportation. Reduced costs compared to road transport is the key benefit for intra-continental use but the negative side is that it takes longer than normal truck delivery would. 00:00:04
10:17:53 4.1. RAIL CARGO, WELS-LINZ, AUSTRIA (TITLE) The Rail Cargo Austria group ensures the use and an optimal combination of railway, road, sea and air transport along its entire logistics chain. 00:00:04
10:17:58 Exterior shot of Rail Cargo Austria 00:00:05
10:18:03 Transport of trucks from road to rail (17 shots) This is an example of the Rail Cargo Austria's optimal way of combining rail and road logistics. 00:02:02
10:20:05 Rail Cargo Austria transporting trucks from road to rail (8 shots) 00:01:20
10:21:26 Mobile technology - different technology used to transport containers from road to rail and vice-versa (9 shots) 00:01:14
10:22:45 General shot and cranes in Port of Rotterdam (6 shots) 00:00:30
10:23:16 Operation showing moving from trucks to ships and vice versa in Port of Rotterdam (11 shots) 00:01:13
10:24:29 Ship leaving (4 shots) 00:00:21
10:24:51 Trucks arriving and manoeuvres using cranes (6 shots) 00:00:33
10:25:24 Good hubs and interconnections between shipping, road and rail in Port of Rotterdam (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:25:39 Exterior shot of passenger connections between maritime, rail and road transport on the Stena Line (3 shots) 00:00:14
10:25:54 Passengers checking-in and out (6 shots) 00:00:31
10:26:26 Interconections between shipping, trains and buses (9 shots) 00:00:46
10:27:12 5. RAIL FREIGHT 00:02:13
10:27:12 Title Further to the EC Communication on rail network giving priority to freight (COM(2007) 608) and taking stock of several initiatives aimed at building-up efficient international rail freight corridors, the European Commission proposes a new regulation to create a European rail freight oriented network. 00:00:04
10:27:22 Genoa Europa terminal (2 shots) 00:00:18
10:27:40 Loading containers from ship to rail (10 shots) 00:01:09
10:28:50 Train leaving Genoa Terminal for Rotterdam and northern Europe (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:29:05 General views of the Port of Genoa (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:29:25 6. AIRLINES TESTING BIOFUELS 00:03:15
10:29:25 Title 00:00:04
10:29:30 6.1. AIRBUS, FRANCE (TITLE) Shots of the Airbus assembly process in Toulouse and the Airbus test carried out in 02/2008 on biofuels. Airbus ran its test using the A380, the world's largest passenger jet. The three-hour flight from Filton, near Bristol (England) to Toulouse (France) on 01/02/2008 was part of an ongoing research programme. 00:00:04
10:29:35 Exterior of Airbus 00:00:06
10:29:41 Airbus Assembly process (17 shots) 00:01:24
10:31:05 Airbus testing biofuels (6 shots) 00:00:48
10:31:54 Take-off and an Airbus in flight (2 shots) 00:00:47
10:32:41 7. SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT 00:12:07
10:32:41 Title The European Commission is working towards a form of mobility that is sustainable, energy-efficient and respectful of the environment. The aim is to disconnect mobility from its adverse effects by promoting co-modality, i.e. optimally combining various modes of transport within the same transport chain, which is the solution for the future in the case of freight. Technical innovation and a shift towards the least polluting and most energy efficient modes of transport ? especially in the case of long distance and urban travel ? will also contribute to a more sustainable mobility. 00:00:04
10:32:46 7.1. BIOGAS, MALMÖ, SWEDEN (TITLE) 00:00:04
10:32:51 General shot of E.ON E.ON is one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies. E.ON has both one of the broadest geographic footprints in the industry and the most balanced fuel mixes in power and is one of the most balanced supply portfolios in the gas industry. 00:00:05
10:32:56 Filling cars with biogaz at an E.ON station (15 shots) 00:01:30
10:34:26 Trucks using biogaz (6 shots) 00:00:35
10:35:01 Biogaz depot (3 shots) 00:00:21
10:35:23 Buses using biogaz, Malmö (3 shots) 00:00:26
10:35:50 7.2. CARGO BICYCLES, SAN SEBASTIÁN, SPAIN (TITLE) This measure aims to set up a goods distribution model that adjusts better to urban use and results in less negative impacts on the inhabitants and the urban space. 00:00:04
10:35:55 The Eroski company provides transport of goods by cargo bicycle directly from supermarkets to the customer (14 shots) 00:01:48
10:37:44 Postal service by bicycle which is part of the Civitas program (10 shots) 00:01:40
10:39:24 City bicycles (4 shots) 00:00:43
10:40:13 Bratislava (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:40:29 Hybrid buses (9 shots) 00:01:26
10:41:55 CNG buses, filling up fuel tank (7 shots) 00:01:02
10:42:57 CNG buses which provide a service between both Bratislava and Germany and in Bratslava (4 shots) 00:00:41
10:43:43 Ecological buses (10 shots) 00:01:05
10:44:49 8. GREEN CORRIDORS 00:05:51
10:44:49 Title 00:00:04
10:44:54 8.1. BETUWE LINE, NETHERLANDS-GERMANY (TITLE) The Betuweroute is a double track freight railway from Rotterdam to Germany and is part of the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T). 00:00:04
10:44:59 Trains leaving and arriving, The Netherlands (14 shots) 00:01:19
10:46:18 Green corridor (6 shots) 00:00:34
10:46:58 General shots of London and Underground Stations (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:47:18 London Underground and ticket pricing system (6 shots) 00:00:31
10:47:49 London Underground special infrastructure for disabled people and pregnant women (8 shots) 00:00:49
10:48:39 Help for disabled passengers in the underground coaches (9 shots) 00:00:47
10:49:27 Help and info point (7 shots) 00:00:39
10:50:06 Train departing (2 shots) 00:00:21
10:50:28 Copyright 00:00:11
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