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Press Event: Smart and Affordable High-Speed Services in the European Union

We are delighted to kick-off 2023 and invite you to a joint press event exploring the main findings coming from the ‘Smart and Affordable High-Speed Services in the European Union’ study. The event will take place on 23 January at 11:00 CET, online.

The event is organised in collaboration with ALLRAIL, CER and UNIFE to address the key topics discussed in the study. The publication is led by the four organisations and was launched via a Memorandum of Understanding during the Connecting Europe Days last June.

During the online event you will learn about the benefits underpinning the establishment of a European High-Speed Rail (HSR) Network connecting the main European cities and regions, combining investments in constructing creating/upgrading new HSR lines and upgrading the digitalisation and automation of existing ones. The report confirms that investing in a comprehensive European HSR network will deliver added value to European society and massively reduce the environmental footprint of European passenger transport. The report proposes a master plan for HSR network connecting all EU capitals and major cities and calls.

The event will further elaborate on the main findings and present the master plan as well as encourage the press and the audience to express their comments and questions.

Should you wish to attend the event, please kindly register below.