1. navigation
  2. content
  3. Editor
content

The EU4Sea-rail

EU4SEA-rail is the main rail route between South East Europe and the North Sea ports Hamburg and Bremerhaven as well as the Baltic Sea ports Rostock and Sassnitz. EU4SEA-rail connects important European sea ports like Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Rostock and Sassnitz, Trieste, Koper and Rijeka as well as Constanta and Athens with growing regions of the enlarged European Union.

EU4Sea-rail

EU4SEA-rail is the main rail route between South East Europe and the North Sea ports Hamburg and Bremerhaven as well as the Baltic Sea ports Rostock and Sassnitz. EU4SEA-rail connects important European sea ports like Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Rostock and Sassnitz, Trieste, Koper and Rijeka as well as Constanta and Athens with growing regions of the enlarged European Union.

EU4SEA-rail supplements the priority axis No. 22 of the Trans-European transport Network TEN-T with its Northern end in Dresden (Free State of Saxony) and encloses the following supplements: 

  • handling of the forecasted hinterland traffic volumes of key European sea ports
  • intensifying of economic relations between the corridor countries
  • providing competitive rail services for business travellers, commuters and tourists
  • shifting passenger and freight traffic from road to rail
  • reducing emissions and promoting energy efficiency in transport between the corridor countries

Geographical Dimension

The corridor is based on the prior TEN-T-Axis No. 22 and encloses the following supplements:

  • Extensions to North via Dresden
    • to Bremerhaven, Hamburg and Wilhelmshaven (integration of parts of the TEN-T-Axis No. 20)
    • to Rostock and Sassnitz
  • Extensions to the South via Linz respectively via Vienna
    • Additional connection to the Adriatic region by extension of the prior TEN-T-Axis No. 22 via Graz to the prior TEN-T-Axis No. 6 (Lyon – Trieste/Koper – Ljubljana – Budapest – Ukrainian Border)
    • Additional connection via the Pan-European Corridor Xa (Maribor – Zagreb)
  •  Extension to the South via Budapest
    • Additional connections to Croatia and Serbia through the partial integration of the Pan-European corridors Vb (Budapest – Zagreb), Vc (Budapest – Osijek), as well as Xb (Budapest – Beograd)

Infrastructural Dimension

EU4SEA-rail connects important European sea ports like Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Rostock and Sassnitz, Trieste, Koper and Rijeka as well as Constanta and Athens with growing regions of the enlarged European Union. 

EU4SEA-rail catchment area:

  •     2.820 km geographical expansion
  •     75 millionen inhabitants
  •     11 countries
  •     4 seas / 9 ports
  •     important inland ports
  •     11 important European capitals
  •     connections to the „Motorways of the Sea“

EU4SEA-rail covers cities and regions with a high population density and significant economic potential. Attractive travel times in passenger transport by rail as well as demand oriented capacities for rail freight are inevitable for economic and social cohesion. 

 

Marginalspalte

© Institution