The transport priority provides answers to the core-periphery dichotomy in the CENTRAL EUROPE area. Thanks to the projects funded under this priority, the gap between peripheral and less accessible regions and the area’s well-connected centres will be reduced. The connections of regions and cities to the European transport networks will improve and multi-modal environmentally friendly passenger and freight transport will be strengthened.
More than 300 rail links in Europe are not fully exploited and people in border regions often suffer from bad connections. Partners in the CONNECT2CE project recently launched an experimental extension of the Italy-Austria cross-border train Mi.Co.Tra. Over summer, passengers can now enjoy train journeys all the way from the Austrian Alps to the Italian seaside.
Following its announcement of an action plan to improve the security of rail passengers in the EU, the Commission will launch an EU Rail Passenger Security Platform. The Platform will collect information on rail security, the optimisation of security of cross-border rail services and will play a key role in the effective exchange of vital information at EU level
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The funding programme CENTRAL EUROPE 2007-13 was our predecessor. More than 1.300 public institutions and private businesses closely
cooperated in 124 transnational projects for the benefit of our regions. Take a look at what Interreg achieved already back then:
To find out more about projects and beneficiaries of other cross-border, transnational and interregional cooperation programmes within the European Union visit the KEEP database