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Transport: New EU infrastructure policy

EU News 440/2013

Brussels, 17 October 2013

In the most radical overhaul of EU infrastructure policy since its inception in the 1980s, the Commission has today published new maps showing the nine major corridors which will act as a backbone for transportation in Europe's single market and revolutionise East–West connections. To match this level of ambition, EU financing for transport infrastructure will triple for the period 2014–2020 to €26 billion.

Taken as a whole, the new EU infrastructure policy will transform the existing patchwork of European roads, railways, airports and canals into a unified trans-European transport network (TEN-T).

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File Photo: Siim Kallas Date: 16/10/2013 Reference: P-024138/00-12 Location: Tallinn (C)EU, 2013 URL