Commission aims to double high-speed rail traffic by 2030

The EU executive aims to remove obstacles to long-distance and cross-border rail travel and develop a core trans-European rail network with a minimum speed of 160km/h, according to an ‘action plan’ presented on Tuesday as part of a ‘green mobility’ policy package.

by Robert Hodgson
Construction work underway on the Murcia-Almeria high-speed train connection in Spain, October 2021. Photo: Edu Botella/Europa Press via Getty Images
Construction work underway on the Murcia-Almeria high-speed train connection in Spain, October 2021. Photo: Edu Botella/Europa Press via Getty Images

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