Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2019 CEF Transport call for proposals

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over its legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

The 2019 CEF Transport calls for proposals was published on 5 December 2018 and were opened for applications on 8 January 2019.

The calls make €100 million of funding available for projects of common interest in the transport sector. 


Publication date: 5 December 2018

Call open for applications: 8 January 2019

Deadline: 24 April 2019 at 17:00:00 Brussels time CLOSED

INEA, along with the European Commission, organised an Info Day on 17 January 2019 presenting the political priorities and content of the 2019 calls. The Info Day also provided participants with practical information about how to prepare a successful proposal, as well as other background information relevant to the application and evaluation process.


Call for proposals


 2019 CEF Transport call


Projects on the Comprehensive Network

1. Removing bottlenecks and bridging missing links, enhancing rail interoperability, and, in particular, improving cross-border sections

 €65 million

Rail Freight Noise

2. Ensuring sustainable and efficient transport systems in the long run, with a view to preparing for expected future transport flows, as well as enabling all modes of transport to be decarbonised through transition to innovative low-carbon and energy-efficient transport technologies, while optimising safety

€35 million