Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Priority Project 28 Priority Project 28

EuroCap-Rail on the Brussels-Luxembourg-Strasbourg railway axis

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Priority Project 28 comprises 397 kilometres of high speed and conventional lines between Belgium, Luxembourg and France. It is intended to improve connections between the North Sea and southern countries via Belgium, Luxembourg, eastern France and Switzerland. The Eurocaprail project also aims to connect the three capitals of the European Union (Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg) through a high performance rail link.


The Eurocaprail route comprises:

  • 190 kilometres of line to be upgraded/adapted between Brussels and Luxembourg
  • 40 kilometres of line to be upgraded/adapted in Luxembourg
  • 80 kilometres of upgraded/adapted line between Luxembourg, Metz and Baudrecourt (section of PP04)
  • 106 kilometres of new high speed line between Baudrecourt (Bas-Rhin) and Strasbourg (section of PP17 and of the French LGV Est).
Learn more about the active projects managed by the Agency that make up Priority Project 28:

As this website continues to be updated and enhanced, more project information will be added as it becomes available!

Studies regarding the construction of a new section providing a direct link between Luxembourg Station and Bettembourg and the upgrading of Bettembourg Station.

Watermael Schuman-Josaphat

EuroCapRail: modernisation of the Brussels-Luxembourg-Strasbourg rail axis

Euro Cap Rail on the Brussels-Luxembourg-Strasbourg railway axis