EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

Major steps


  • May - September: Visit of the various sites involved in the 1st phase of the CAREX network: Lyons, Liege, London, Amsterdam and Cologne and initial meeting with possible local correspondents
  • Inclusion of the Goussainville and Tremblay-en-France sites in the SDRIF (Ile de France Regional Master Plan) project
  • Region-State Project Contract grant voted: 1 million euros for the development of high-speed rail freight
  • 6th June 2007: Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) officially becomes a Roissy Carex associate member
  • 26th June: Inauguration of the new CDG S3 satellite by the President of the Republic: reference to Deputy Paternotte's proposals and to the CAREX project in particular
  • 14th September: Meeting at the Cabinet of Dominique Bussereau, Secretary of State for Transport
  • 15th October: Launch of the Roissy-Carex business plan following the feasibility study's positive conclusions
  • 25th October: The CAREX project is "Grenelle de l'Environnement" approved by the French government
  • 22nd December: Launch by Roissy Carex of the competitive dialogue for defining the rolling stock:
    Alstom and Siemens respond to the consultation