Latvian railway

EU digs out millions to prepare rail for military use

Image: Wikimedia Commons. Jānis Vilniņš

To improve  infrastructure for military and civilian purposes, the EU has selected 22 projects and grants 339 million euros in an accelerated awarding round of the EU Military Mobility fund. Around 160 million euros  will go to railways. The goal of the funding is to develop infrastructure suitable for dual-use: not only for regular transport but also for moving heavy military equipment. 

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Author: Esther Geerts

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