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Funded by the EU - NextGenerationEU | Wagons

May 27 2024

Funded by the EU - NextGenerationEU | Wagons

The company MEDWAY Operador Ferroviario de Mercadorias SA Sucursal España S.A. has received funding from the Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, financed by the European Union - NextGenerationEU, in order to develop investment projects within different lines of action, in compliance with the specific objectives included in investment 4 of component 6 of the PRTR: Interoperability in rail freight transport; Promotion of transport intermodality; Modernisation of rail freight material; Safe, sustainable and connected road transport; Sustainability of maritime and air transport and Digitalisation of transport. 

Thanks to this funding, the project ‘Acquisition of wagons for freight transport in the Iberian Peninsula’ is being implemented within Action Line 3. Modernisation of freight railway equipment, Measure M5: Actions to support the renewal or adaptation of wagons for the rail transport of goods, including what is necessary for the establishment of railway motorway services, for the acquisition or adaptation of wagons intended for the transport of goods on the railway network of interest general: Wagons for the provision of railway motorway services or conventional wagons (intermodal included); with the aim of acquiring 310 wagons of different types, of new construction, to achieve the development of railway projects, as well as to favour the transport of goods by rail, with the objectives of increasing the service capacity of goods transport at national level, improving operability by acquiring new rail traffic and obtaining better cross-border connections, favouring the development of sustainable and less polluting transport by making a more efficient use, and increasing the connectivity, reliability and safety of goods transport at national level, with a bankable budget of 62. 350.000,00 €. The project runs from July 2022 to December 2025.

Link to the political priorities of the European Union: https://commission.europa.eu/strategy-and-policy/priorities-2019-2024_es

 

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