Pubblicati da Martin Brandt

Rhine-Alpine News

Basel port: Voters support big logistics project The port of Basel intends to build a third harbour basin. Last Sunday, the voters of the Canton Basel-Stadt convincingly supported these plans with a majority of 57 % to 43 %. Planning and construction can now go ahead. Basel is not only the largest port of Switzerland […]

Rhine-Alpine News

EGTC Rhine-Alpine: Assembly and Advisory Board meeting The EGTC Rhine-Alpine held its autumn Assembly online on 20 November, chaired by Christianne Van der Wal, regional minister of transport at Gelderland Province. During the internal meeting, members adopted the budget 2021 and agreed to welcome a new member, the Province of Nord-Brabant (NL) as member number 26! EGTC Advisory […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Mannheim – Karlsruhe: DB plans with citizens The main railway route between Mannheim and Karlsruhe is a central part of the Rhine-Alpine corridor. It is currently double track. While there also is an alternative route via Heidelberg, the total capacity does not match the needs of the corridor. An additional double track route is in […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Rhine-Alpine Talks “Smart Mobility in Passenger Transport” During the Third Rhine-Alpine Talks last Friday, held by the EGTC Rhine-Alpine, more than 50 viewers debated “Smart Mobility in Passenger Transport”. Jörg Saalbach, Director of the EGTC, opened the talks. Click below on the titles of the presentations to view or download them. Vera Tax, MEP, Member […]

Rhine-Alpine News

November: Construction and repair along rails in Germany This month, German railways face a significant number of temporary restrictions, caused by construction and repair. Along the Rhine-Alpine corridor, this will mainly be along the Upper Rhine between Karlsruhe and Basel. Several long distance passenger trains will be canceled, and the line will close down completely […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Agreement for more through trains between Germany and Switzerland German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and its Swiss counterpart SBB have signed an agreement to boost long distance passenger traffic between the two nations. The total number of trains will increase from 26 to 35 by the year 2026. This will include new direct trains between […]

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Belgian and Dutch inland ports plan to establish a single shore-based power system Port of Antwerp, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Port of Amsterdam, North Sea Port Netherlands, Drechtsteden and De Vlaamse Waterweg intend to set up a single shore-based power system for inland shipping and the river cruise industry. This will contribute to […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Report about Rotterdam port’s rail connection The rail connection between the port of Rotterdam and the Betuwe Line to its hinterland has not been in a satisfying condition. Infrastructure operator prorail has now published an independent report about the reasons: “Coincidentally non-compliant or predictably unsuitable?” In rather blunt words, the report states that there is […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Rhine-Alpine Talks “Cross-Border Cooperation on Transport” During the Third Rhine-Alpine Talks last Friday, held by the EGTC Rhine-Alpine, more than 50 viewers debated “Cross-Border Cooperation on Transport”. Click below on the titles of the presentations to view or download them. Hans-Peter Vetsch, General Secretary of the Gotthard Committee, presented “Cross-border continuation of the Gotthard and […]

Rhine-Alpine News

Milan: Malpensa airport will connect to Rhine-Alpine Corridor Within the framework of Connecting Europe Facilities (CEF) Transport 2019 Programme, the project MXP-NLine related to rail access completion to the Italian Airports of Milan Malpensa, has been selected for receiving EU financial aid of 63.402.000,00 € to co-finance a total investment of 211.340.000,00 €. The MXP-NLine […]