Infraestruturas de Portugal - Articles and news items

More capacity, higher performance, better information

Issue 1 2017 / 31 January 2017 /

The aim of Regulation (EU) No. 913/2010 of 22 September 2010 is to improve the efficiency of rail freight transportation relative to other modes of transport through the creation of nine European rail freight corridors. Here Eduardo Borges Pires, Director of Infraestruturas de Portugal’s Mobility and Clients Department, provides an overview of the current status of the Atlantic Corridor that connects Portugal, Spain, France and Germany.

PFP: The Portuguese railway cluster

Issue 5 2016 / 6 September 2016 /

In 2015 eight Portuguese companies working in the railway sector decided to join forces to form the Portuguese Railway Platform (Plataforma Ferroviária Portuguesa – PFP) with one belief in mind: that working together is more productive. In this article José Carlos Clemente, Head of International Technology Development at IP – Infraestruturas de Portugal, SA., explains the origins and evolution of the partnership and shares the value that it hopes to bring to the industry.