Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

News archive 2014

This page contains all the news items published by the Agency during 2014

10 November 2014
TEN-T Success story: PPP procurement case study for Spanish rail development
Results from a successful case study for a signalling and telecommunications deployment project using PPP (public-private) procurement on a section of the Spanish high speed railway line are now available for your reference in our "TEN-T Implementation Successes" section.
07 November 2014
EU to help unlock the inland waterway development on The Moselle
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with €506,000 studies looking at how to modernise the locks on the Moselle river in France, to increase their safety, improve service to users and turn the river into a more competitive waterway.
06 November 2014
EU to support new rail line on Sweden's east coast
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €1 million a study on improving the East Coast rail line near Sundsvall in Sweden. The project aims to improve the reliability of regional passenger and freight traffic and reduce the environmental impact of transport.
06 November 2014
Regional Info Day CEF Transport Calls in Greece
12-14 November Workshop in Athens to discuss the CEF Calls, onsite visits
05 November 2014
EU to help improve Portuguese and Spanish rail connections
The EU's TEN-T Programme will invest €400,000 in technical studies for the improvement of the cross-border railway infrastructure in Portugal and Spain. The project will contribute to the development of transport services between both countries and the rest of Europe.
04 November 2014
Passengers to reach Aalborg airport by train thanks to EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will back with €500,000 the preliminary technical and environmental studies to connect Aalborg airport in Denmark to the country's main rail network. The project has high potential to reduce road traffic, while attracting more passengers to the airport.
04 November 2014
EU supports the construction of a green ferry in Germany
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €4 million the construction of an innovative propulsion system with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for a combined passenger and freight ferry in Germany. The ferry will serve as a pilot for a new generation of green ships, which aim to cut down on air pollution over the sea.
03 November 2014
EU supports the construction of a green ferry in Germany
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €4 million the construction of an innovative propulsion system with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for a combined passenger and freight ferry in Germany. The ferry will serve as a pilot for a new generation of green ships, which aim to cut down on air pollution over the sea.
31 October 2014
EU to invest in the upgrade of Twente canals in The Netherlands
The EU's TEN-T Programme will support with nearly €1 million a study on upgrading the last sections of the Twente canals to make them suitable to larger class Va vessels. The study is the last phase before the construction works planned for 2016.
30 October 2014
EU to support a network of electricity connection points for cargos
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €1.5 million the development of a European-wide electricity connection points (ECP) network on highways to supply trucks carrying temperature-controlled cargo during loading and resting periods. The network will provide a greener alternative to on-board diesel generators and engines currently in use.

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