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Enhancing Multimodal Platforms, Inland waterways and Railways services Integration in Central Europe

 EMPIRIC • Framework Program: Central Europe Program

Duration of the Project: 01. 03. 2011. – 31. 05. 2014.

Overall Objective: Concerning the freight transport, multimodal transport solutions are not yet much competitive compared to the road transport. The project aims at highlighting the policy and market initiatives to be taken to increase the competitiveness of intermodal transport solutions in the programme area, expecially concerning the cross-border routes and the full exploitation of the inland waterways transport potential. After the monitoring of the existing infrastructures supporting the comodality and the mapping of the existing intermodal services, the partnership will identify action plans, policy initiatives and further joint actions to increase the competitiveness of the intermodal transport solutions.

Partners: Venice Port Authority; TINA VIENNA Urban Technologies & Strategies Ltd.; Luka Koper, port and logistic system; Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation; Pannon Business Network Association; Institute of Logistics and Warehousing; Consortium for the development of Polesine; Consortium for the Industrial Development of the Aussa-Corno Area; Austrian Mobility Research FGM-AMOR GmbH; Agency of East Lombardy for Transport and Logistics; Institute of Economics - University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow; CityPlan Ltd.

Activities of PBN: Survey of the Hungarian situation concerning the multimodality; Coordination of the Strengthening the competitiveness of intermodal solutions and services; Coordination of Business café meetings; Make the intermodal transport solutions more attractive in Hungary.

Project homepage: http://www.empiricproject.eu/

Central Europe Program homepage: www.central2013.eu


„This project is implemented through the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the ERDF.”