Atlantic Corridor

 

 

Press release

Date: 24th July 2017

Spain aiming to strengthen rail freight Atlantic Corridor

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Spain has applied to the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a one billion Euros loan to further develop the rail freight Atlantic Corridor linking the main Basque port cities of Bilbao and Pasajes with Madrid and Paris.

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Press release

Date: 13th July 2017

Satisfaction Survey - Your feedback is very valuable to us!

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In September 2017, the annual RFC User Satisfaction Survey will be re-launched.

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Press release

Date: 6th June 2017

New fleet of locomotives boosts Iberian rail freight market

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Cross-border rail freight services between Spain and Portugal have been strengthened with the delivery of a new fleet of six Stadler EURO4000 locomotives to rolling stock lease firm Alpha Trains. Four will be operated under a long-term hire agreement by Spanish rail logistics specialist Medway.

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Press release

Date: 31st March 2017

Atlantic Corridor: Low Cost Rail, a new operator in the General Interest Rail Network

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It is the first independent railway company of other business groups. This new railway company (Low Cost Rail, LCR) is a commercial company, fully Spanish capital, a year of life, and dedicated to the railway, which last week made its first freight train.  

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Press release

Date: 8th March 2017

The 12th TAG – RAG of the Atlantic Corridor

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The 12th TAG – RAG of the Atlantic Corridor took place in Madrid, on the 8th of March 2016 where the following subjects were addressed.

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Press release

Date: 28th of June 2016

Rail Freight Corridor 4 "Atlantic" – Satisfaction Survey (reminder)

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In September 2016, the annual RFC User Satisfaction Survey will be re-launched. Your feedback is very valuable to us!

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Press release

Date: 24th June 2016

Atlantic Corridor: Annual Report 2015

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The Annual Report concerning the activities and main numbers of the Atlantic Corridor for 2015 was published last 24th of June and can be downloaded in this website.  

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Press release

Date: 20thand 21st and 22nd June 2016

TEN-T Days Exhibition in Rotterdam

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During the 20th to 22nd of June the TEN-T Days 2016 were held in Rotterdam at the Van Nelle Factory. This event was sponsured by the European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, in cooperation with the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen, which invited Ministers, Members of the European Parliament and key stakeholders to Rotterdam to discuss the development of the Trans-European Transport Network, with a special focus on the Core Network Corridors, ERTMS and Motorways of the Sea (MoS), their implementation and financing.

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Press release

Date: 31st of May 2016

4th General Assembly of the EEIG RFC4 and 2nd General Assembly of the EEIG Atlantic Corridor

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The 4th General Assembly of the EEIG RFC4 and the 2nd General Assembly of the EEIG Atlantic Corridor, both took place last 31st of May 2016 in Paris

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Press release

Date: 23rd of May 2016

Rail Freight Corridor 4 "Atlantic" – Executive Board Meeting

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On the 23rd of May 2016 the 1st Executive Board Meeting of the New EEIG Atlantic Corridor took place in Madrid.

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Press release

Date: 10th of March 2016

10th TAG – RAG of the Atlantic Corridor 

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The 10th TAG – RAG of the Atlantic Corridor took place at the Coimbra Palace in Lisbon, on the 16th of March 2016.

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Press release

Date: 23rd of February 2016

Launching Event in Vienna: Deepening the Dialogue

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On February 23rd at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, a major step was taken towards recognizing the importance of the European Rail Freight Corridors. It was a memorable day that marked the launching of three new Rail Freight Corridors (ScanMed, Baltic-Adriatic and North Sea-Baltic) as well as the extension to Germany of the Atlantic Corridor.

Please download the extended Agenda here and Movie here.

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Press release

Date: 1st of February 2016

 Launching Event of four Rail Freight Corridors

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On February 23rd Vienna’s Hofburg Palace will host a joint event to mark and commemorate the launching of three rail freight corridors: RFC ScanMed,
Baltic-Adriatic and North Sea-Baltic as well as the extension to Germany of the Atlantic Corridor.

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Press release

Date: 27th & 28th January 2016 – Brussels

PCS Next Generation Training Session

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To help our customers with improving their knowledge of PCS, and more specific the PCS Next Generation features , the North Sea – Mediterranean (2), the Mediterranean (6) and the Atlantic (4) Corridors have jointly and together with RNE organized a training. This training session was held in Infrabel Offices in Brussels on January the 27th and the 28th and it was very fruitful for applicants, Infrastructure Managers and to the Corridors as well as many experiences were gathered, not only about the new PCS tool but also about the products and processes of Rail Freight Corridors.

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Press release

Date: 1st of January 2016

European Freight Corridor „Atlantic“ extends to Germany by 1 January 2016: new Connection to France and the Iberian Peninsula

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Strengthening of European rail freightŸCorridor-One Stop Shop becomes single point of contact for customers Ÿ DB Netz AG joins European Economic Interest Grouping „Atlantic Corridor“

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Press release

Date: 18th of September 2015

Transfennica Logistics: new rail service connecting Antwerp to Hendaye (Irun)

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The subsidiary of the Dutch shipping company, Transfennica Logistics has initiated a new rail service connecting Antwerp to Hendaye (Irun).

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Press release

Date: 10th July 2015

Results of MAC 2014 for the Atlantic Corridor

Results of MAC 2014 for the Atlantic Corridor

It was with great joy and pride that on the 10 July 2015 the CEF Coordination Committee had given a favorable opinion on the funding application submitted by the Atlantic Corridor to the Multiannual Call 2014 concerning projects of common interest under the Connecting Europe Facility in the field of transport.

This award is seen as recognition for the good and dedicated work performed by all Partners of the EEIG Atlantic Corridor.

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Press release

Date: 26th of June 2015

1st General Assembly of the EEIG Atlantic Corridor, with German partners DB Netz, held in Frankfurt

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On the 26th of June 2015 the 3rd General Assembly of the original EEIG Rail Freight Corridor no° 4 was held in Frankfurt, paving the way for the 1st General Assembly of the new EEIG Atlantic Corridor which took place in the exact same day and place.

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Press release

Date: 22nd and the 23rd of June 2015

Atlantic Rail Freight Corridor takes part in TEN-T Days Exhibition

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TEN-T Days 2015, promoted by European Commission, took place in Riga during the last 22nd and the 23rd of June 2015.

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Press release

Date: 28th of May 2015

Atlantic Core Network Corridor work plan and ERTMS work plan published by the European Commission

Atlantic Core Network Corridor work plan and ERTMS

TheWork Plans of the 11 European Coordinators for the TEN-T have now been finalized, establishing the basis for action until 2030.

Included in this plans we find the Atlantic Corridor Work Plan prepared by the European Coordinator Carlo Secchi establishing all major investments to be implemented as well as the strategy to be adopted for the Atlantic Core Network Corridor within the next 15 years.

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Press release

Date: 10th of December 2014

From East of China to the South West of Europe

Congratulations to IRS (InterRail Services GmbH) who had launched the first direct rail freight between China and Spain, which thus constitutes the longest route in the world for a freight train.

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It has departed in November 18 from Yiwu in China, a train with 40 containers, 600 meters long and weighing more than 1,400 tons that reached his final destination in Madrid on December 9 traveling more than 13,000 kilometers.

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Press release

Date: 8th of October 2014

European rail freight corridors conquer new territories

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Transport Ministers of thirteen countries held a signing ceremony on October 8, 2014, in the margins of the Transport Council in Luxembourg attended by Vice President Siim Kallas. The aim of this event is to strengthen the Executive Boards of four rail freight corridors and extend the scope of these corridors crossing Europe.

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Press release

Date: 17th October 2013

Declaration of implementation of TEN-T Core Network

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Transport Ministers of the three coutries held a signing ceremony on October 19, 2013, in Tallin for the new implementation of TEN-T Core Network.

See signed declaration here.

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