Rail Freight Corridor North Sea-Baltic – Your East West Rail Bridge across Europe
Rail Freight Corridor North Sea – Baltic was established in accordance with Regulation (EU) 913/2010. Its geographical outline includes also changes in accordance with Regulation (EU) 1315/2013 and 1316/2013 and the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1111. The corridor is operational since November 2015.
Rail Freight Corridor North Sea – Baltic currently runs through eight EU Member States: starting in the North Sea ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Wilhelmshaven, Bremerhaven and Hamburg spreading in central Germany through Aachen, Hannover, Berlin to Warsaw, Kaunas, Riga and Tallinn and south Falkenberg to Prague and Katowice.
Since October 2020 the Rail Freight Corridor North Sea – Baltic includes more than 8000 km of railway lines (including principal lines, diversionary lines and connecting lines) and connects the most important North Sea ports with Central Europe and the Baltic States.