The European Commission welcomes the agreement between France and Italy to move ahead with the Lyon-Turin project

France and Italy have formally agreed to go ahead with the Lyon-Turin project, which will pave the way for the construction of the 57km long base tunnel. This will form the main part of the new railway link Lyon-Turin. Both Governments signed an amendment to their 2001 Treat on Lyon-Turin and also signed a joint application for EU co-funding of the construction works to be carried out between 2014 and 2020.

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