Brussels approves 265 million investment for the railway connection of Extremadura
14 avr. 2020
The European Commission approved in March an investment of 265 million euros to improve more than 178 kilometers of the railway connection that makes up the 715-kilometer Madrid-Lisbon high-speed line. Specifically, the section in which the investment will take place is Plasencia-Cáceres-Badajoz.
"This will favor the transport of goods and long-distance passengers, with the consequent economic and environmental benefits," explain the Commission, recalling that the project is part of the Atlantic Corridor of the trans-European transport network, which connects south-western Europe. with the rest of the EU.
This investment is the only Spanish project in the package approved in Brussels with a total of 1,400 million euros of EU funds.