New Lyon-Turin rail link, international section
The new freight and passenger rail link between Lyon and Turin (Priority Project 6) will act as a key node between northern and southern Europe (London/Amsterdam/Paris-Milano) and west and east (Lisbon-Budapest).
It will considerably shorten travel times for high speed passenger traffic and provide an environmentally friendly response to the steadily increasing demand for freight transport over the Alps.
This project concerns the French access routes to the 80 km international Lyon-Turin section. It consists of the:
This project has been completed.
Total project cost covered by this Decision:
Percentage of EU support:
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Start date: January 2004
End date: December 2008