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The Connecting Europe Facility support for railways

This event illustrated how CEF has played a key role in the mobilisation of the necessary resources to the successful completion of projects and how these projects have actually contributed to the provisions of better services to the final users.

Furthermore it also showcased how CEF Transport has been contributing to the Single European Railway Area (SERA).

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CEF Transport contribution to rail
CEF Contribution to railway transport

Provisional Agenda

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TimeTopic & Speakers
10:00 – 10:30Introduction
  • Welcome byDirk Beckers, Director, CINEA
  • Keynote speech by Herald Ruijters, Director, DG MOVE
10:30 – 11:30

CEF-T contribution to railway infrastructure - Panel Discussion

Chairperson: Andreas Boschen, Head of Department Sustainable networks and investments, CINEA


  • Massimo Corradi, Funding Programs Manager at SEA Milan Airport – Milan Malpensa Airport railways connection
  • Georgios Logothetis, Director, Ministry of Development and Investments - Tithorea-Lianonkladi-Domokos railway line,
  • Tamara Myers, Project Manager, Deutsche Bahn - High-speed rail connection Stuttgart-Ulm
  • Gabriela Popowicz, Director of the EU funds Department at PKP-PLK SA, the Polish railway infrastructure manager- Rail Baltica in Poland
  • Catherine Trautmann, North Sea-Baltic Corridor Coordinator
11:30 – 11:45Questions and answers
11:45 – 12:45

CEF-T contribution to Single European Railway Area (SERA) - Panel Discussion

Chairperson: Morten Jensen, Head of Unit CEF Transport: Northern Europe, Austria + MoS and ERTMS,CINEA


  • Harald Reisinger, RailNetEurope Chief Information Officer - RNE CEF funded Actions and their contribution to the set-up of SERA
  • Petr Buchníček, Head of Mobility Projects, OLTIS Group - Implementation of TAF TSI at private railway undertakings
  • Marcin Wojcik, Adviser to Matthias Ruete, ERTMS European Coordinator
  • Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director, European Union Agency for Railways (ERA)
  • Carlo Borghini, Executive Director, Shift2Rail (future Europe’s rail)
12:45 – 13:00Questions and answers
13:00 – 13:30Conclusions
  • Monika Heiming, Executive Director, European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)
  • Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg, MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, member of the transport committee
  • Henrik Hololei, Director General, DG MOVE