Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

First meeting for the Lyon-Turin Platform

Creation date: May 25, 2011

On 19 May 2011 the key political and economic actors in the Lyon-Turin rail corridor met in Brussels under the stewardship of European Coordinator for Priority Project 6 (Railway axis Lyon-Trieste-Divača/Koper-Divača-Ljubljana-Budapest-Ukrainian border) Laurens Jan Brinkhorst to foster cooperation and create a permanent Platform which will meet regularly to discuss issues related to the project.


Among the first action of the platform was to open the Montcenisio rail tunnel with two tracks by July and to bring back into operation as soon as possible the historic rail line between the two cities.


The Lyon-Turin Platform will meet again in the Autumn of 2011.


For more detailed information, please consult the official press release (available only in French and Italian) - .doc (56 KB)