Rail transport in Europe

EU to Invest EUR 293.4 Million for more Modern and Safe Rail Transport in Bulgaria

The European Union will invest EUR 293.4 million from the Cohesion Fund for modern, faster and safer rail links between Plovdiv and Burgas, connecting some of Bulgaria's largest cities with one of the most important Black Sea ports, said the press office of the EC Representation in Bulgaria.

The EU Invests Over EUR 290 mln in Bulgarian Rail Transport

290.4 mln. euros will be invested in a modern, fast and safe rail links between Plovdiv and Burgas, connecting some of the largest cities in the country with the Black Sea, reported the press office of the EC Representation in Bulgaria.

EU targets investment to help build high-speed railway corridor Orient / East Mediterranean TEN-T (TEN-T), connecting Central to Southeast Europe.

Dozens Injured in Train Accident in Austria

Up to 40 people were injured, most of them lightly, when two train carriages collided in the Austrian city of Salzburg on Friday, rescuers and the rail company said.

"Shortly before the departure of the train, which links Zurich to Vienna, two carriages collided for unknown reasons," fire service official Reinhold Ortler told O1 radio.

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