EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

Major steps


  • 4th March: Presentation of the future "railports" in the 1st phase of the CAREX network and their representatives in charge of transport to Transport Commissioner Barrot
  • 7th May: Meeting between Minister of State Jean-Louis Borloo and Mr. Paternotte
  • 15th May: Meeting for all "railports" at Roissy: Meeting prior to the creation of Eurocarex; unanimous wish to create an entity dedicated to promoting the project in Europe
  • Mid-May: Final report on the Roissy Carex "Business plan" study
  • 24th July: Letter of support from Minister of State Jean-Louis Borloo
  • 25th September: UPS officially joins Roissy Carex and obtains a seat in the association's Board of Directors
  • 10th October: Presentation of the "Night train paths and maintenance slots " (1st phase) study by RFF
  • 17th October: Membership of the department of Seine-Saint-Denis; official signature of the deed by Claude Bartolone, Deputy and President of Seine Saint Denis General Council and Yanick Paternotte, Deputy for Val d'Oise and Chairman of Roissy Carex and Euro Carex
  • 27th October: Receipt of the first proposals from railway stock manufacturers Alstom and Siemens as part of the competitive dialogue.