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Rail 2007-DE-01050-P

Works for the construction of the section between Erfurt and Halle/Gröbers

Programme:

This project is an important element of Priority Project 1, railway axis Berlin-Verona/Milano-Bologna-Napoli-Messina-Palermo, and was earmarked as one of the priority transport projects following the German reunification.

 

A section of 122 km will be upgraded to enable a maximum speed of 300 km/h for mixed use of high speed passenger and goods transport. It will entail major new infrastructure works, including four new bridges of a total length of 4,553 m and two new tunnels totalling 8.5 km. The new track will be linked to Halle (Salle) by a new connection line and also stop at Leipzig/Halle airport to assure its connectivity.

 


 

This project has been completed.

 

 

Budget: 

 

National budget:

 

€690,792,600

 

Regional budget:

 

€22,400,000

 

 

Total project cost covered by this Decision:

 

€762,039,320

 

Percentage of EU support:  

 

Works: 6.42%

EU contribution: 

 

€48,846,720

 

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This project was also looked at during the Mid-Term Review of the 2007-2013 TEN-T Multi-Annual Work Programme.

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Member States involved:

Germany

 

Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2007

End date: December 2013

 

Beneficiary:

 Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS)     

 

Implementing body:

 DB Netz AG

 

Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE


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