Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Rail 2011-DK-93122-S 

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.

First phase of detailed planning studies - programme phase - for upgrading the railway access lines to the future Fehmarn Belt fixed link - from Ringsted to Roedby


The proposed Action consists of advanced studies in view of the subsequent construction on the section Ringsted-Rødby, between Sealand and Lolland in Denmark. It concerns one of two parts of the Fehmarn railway hinterland connections in Denmark. As part of Priority Project 20 (Fehmarn Belt railway axis), this section's completion is a key component of the main north-south route connecting the Nordic countries to the rest of Europe.


The action consists of:

  • Geotechnical and ballast borings;
  • Other technical studies for existing constructions and underground cables are conducted;
  • Elaboration of the strategy of procurement;
  • Elaboration of construction work plans and strategies;
  • Archaeological surveys for programme phase conducted.
  • Elaboration of design and programme phase report.
  • Preparation of tender for consulting services and detailed design


This project has been completed.




National budget:



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:


Studies: 33.77%

EU contribution:




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Member States involved:



Implementation schedule:

Start date: April 2012

End date: June 2013


Beneficiary & Implementing body:

 Banedanmark (Rail Net Denmark)


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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