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Rail 2005-IT-606a-S

Strenghtening of the Turin-Modane line and Turin freight belt


The Action - part of Priority Project 6 (Railway axis Lyon-Trieste-Divaca/Koper-Divaca-Ljubljana-Budapest-Ukranian border) - covers studies on the new freight high speed line between Val di Sua and Settimo Torinese, where the new line will join the high speed line Torino-Milano.


It consists of the:

  • Preparatory studies to the Final Design (Progettazione Definitiva)
  • First geological surveys

The project is closely correlated with project 2007-EU-06010-P concerning international section of the Lyon-Turin mix high speed line. As such, it contributes to shorten travel times for high speed freight traffic betweenItalyandFrance.



This project has been completed.




National budget:



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:


Studies: 48.8%

EU contribution:




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Member States involved:



Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2005

End date: December 2009



 Republic of Italy


Implementing body:

 Ferrovie dello Stato S.p.A.


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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