Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Rail 2012-EU-94152-S

Studies and activities for further developments of Rail Freight Corridor 2, its promotion and the upgrade of its infrastructure


The Action concerns Rail Freight Corridor 2, to be established by 10 November 2013 in compliance with EU Regulation 913/2010.The aim of the Action is to to increase the efficiency of the corridor by:

  • Improving the Corridor performance management with better monitoring and the implementation of an action plan
  • Updating the Corridor Information Document to make it more transparent, complete and user-friendly
  • Promoting the corridor towards all stakeholders to ensure full cooperation, and specifically towards railway undertakings and terminals
  • Creating a geographical information system which will enable stakeholders to view the necessary rail information along the corridor in an efficient and user-friendly way
  • Studying the enhancement of loading gauge to allow the transport of trailers/trucks on trains along all sections of Rail Freight Corridor 2 to fit the market needs


This project has been completed.




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Percentage of EU support:


Studies: 50%

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Member States involved:

Belgium, France, Luxembourg


Implementation schedule:

Start date: March 2013

End date: December 2015


Beneficiary & Implementing body:

 EEIG Rail Freight Corridor 2


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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