As Infrastructure Manager, we contribute towards creating a single European railway area by carrying out projects to improve the network in line with standardised Community technical and safety rules, essential for making the various national railway systems interoperable.

We participate at all levels (decision-making, management and operations) in cooperation activities with the other European managers, in particular along the freight corridors and multi-modal corridors of the TEN-T network, in order to increase rail's competitiveness compared to other transport methods and laying the groundwork for achieving the 2030 and 2050 European sustainability and modal share objectives established by the 2011 White Paper.

The creation of a single European railway area requires a great commitment from infrastructure managers to ensure a competitive railway market and a interoperable and high-performance network. The process of liberalising the railway sector, which began in 2001, was carried out over the last twenty years through four railway packages and will be completed with the 2021 timetable with the full opening of national and international passenger and freight transport in Europe.

The interoperability of the national rail networks is planned for 2030 on the lines belonging to the so-called European TEN-T core network by fully implementing standardised performance, technical and safety standards at European level. We carefully and continuously monitor all international activities aimed at increasing the competitiveness of railway transport in compliance with Community regulations and within the framework of constructive partnerships with other European infrastructure managers on a bilateral and multilateral basis to share processes and IT systems.





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19 November 2020
The Rail Freight Corridors’ 2019 annual reports now online

2019 Annual Report of the four Freight Railway Corridors that pass through Italy. Published by the Scandinavian-Mediterranean, Rhine-Alpine, Mediterranean and Baltic-Adriatic Corridors, it summarises the institutional activities carried out during 2019. The first quarter of 2020 saw the publication of the annual reports of the Rail Freight Corridors passing through Italy. The documents provide a ...

18 February 2020
New location for the Baltic-Adriatic Freight Corridor

On 12 February 2020, the Baltic-Adriatic Freight Corridor organised the first 2019 EEIG General Meeting at the new Venezia Mestre headquarters, which was attended by representatives of Infrastructure Managers from Italy, Austria, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Poland. Over the next three years, the new offices will host the activities of the Corridor Team with the Executive...