With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611
EU invests for faster, smoother connections on key transport networks
The Commission has approved three "major projects", together worth €161 million from the Cohesion Fund, for upgrading works along road and railway networks in the Czech Republic.
Almost 40% of them have been allocated to the first project that will focus on the modernization of railway sections, aiming at reducing commuting time for passengers and at ensuring a smoother connection between Prague and the German border. The project should be completed by the summer of 2017.
35% of the Fund will be allocated to the second project that will focus on the improvement of an important expressway located at the Padubice region.
Finally, 25% of the Fund will be allocated to the third project in order to upgrade the road section in the Moravian-Silesian region. The project aims at increasing the traffic capacity and ensuring better connection with Slovakia.
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The LIFE GYM [LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment.
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Start Date: 15 September 2015 – Duration: 35 months