Press

Inhalt

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Strategic RoCK documents

RoCK theses

Position paper 'Rail Regulation'

Position paper 'Cross border public rail transport problems in North West Europe'

Individual RoCK documents

Study 'Improvement of the Eindhoven - Düsseldorf Rail Corridor' English (November 2010)

Market potential study 'Cross-border light rail Maastricht-Flanders'
Dutch long version
English short version

Feasibility study 'RWTH-Campusbahn Peoplemover Aachen' German (January 2010)

Info material

RoCK leaflet

IC connection Eindhoven-Düsseldorf leaflet

IC connection Eindhoven-Aachen leaflet

RWTH-Campusbahn leaflet

Light Rail Maastricht-Hasselt leaflet

Transmanche Metro leaflet

Integrated Ticketing & Marketing leaflet

EU policy documents

EU measures to improve rail services (Sept. 2010)

Opening-up of rail international passenger transport market (Dez. 2009)

PRESS RESPONSE

2014

BBC news Kent "Kent campaign for more high speed Ashford to Calais trains"

Limburgs Dagblad "Essentieel puzzelstukje wordt gelegd"

Limburgs Dagblad "Praten over het Spoor"

Limburgs Dagblad "Spoorprojecten Limburg - Maaslijn"

2013

Rheinische Post "Mit dem Intercity direkt nach Berlin"

Limburgs Dagblad "Eindelijk geld van Rijk voor Heerlen-Aken"

Het Belang van Limburg "Limburg en Antwerpen krijgen 40km nieuwe tramlijnen"

Rheinische Post "Mönchengladbach - Bahn plant tägliche Intercity-Verbindung"

Rheinische Post "Zweigleisiger Ausbau ist günstig und nutzt vielen"

2012

Rheinische Post "Langsamer Rückzug der Fernzüge"

Grenzlandnachrichten "IC Verbindung Düsseldorf-Venlo"

Rheinische Post "Düsseldorf kämpft für bessere Bahnverbindung"

RP online "Züge in die Niederlande: Region setzt ein Zeichen"

2011

Volkskrant "Sneltram tussen Maastricht en Hasselt in 2017"

Het Belang van Limburg "Tram tussen Hasselt en Maastricht rijdt in 2017"

Maas Rhein Zeitung "Eisenbahnverbindung Eindhoven-Düsseldorf"

Limburgs Dagblad "Betere verbinding Nederland en Duitsland"

Rail Magazine "Kent Council calls for stopping trains in northern France"

La Lettre Ferroviaire "Le Nord Pas de Calais précurseur d'une révolution ferroviaire?"

Limburgs Dagblad "Voor elk roestig spoortje een plan"

Limburgs Dagblad "Ijzeren Rijn nu twintig jaar uit beld"

2010

NRC Handelblad "Spoorwegen staan met de rug naar Europa"

Rheinische Post "Berlin streicht Bahnausbau"

Rheinische Post "Weg mit der Viersener Kurve"

Limburgs Dagblad "Verbetering Duits Spoor lijk ver weg"

Aachener Zeitung "IC von Eindhoven nach Aachen in Den Haag beschlossen"

Eindhoven Dagblad "Snelle trein over grens komt traag"

Aachener Zeitung "Vier Parteien wollen eine Stadtbahn"

Der Nahverkehr "Welche Bahn für Aachen?"

Der Nahverkehr "SPNV-Renaissance im Dreiländereck"

2009

NahverkehrNachrichten "Neuer Schwung fuer Schiene in der Eurogio Maas Rhein"

Eindhoven Dagblad "20 miljoen voor snellere trein Aken"

Nahverkehrs-Praxis "Bahn frei in der Euregio Maas Rhein"

2008

AachenerZeitung "Eindhoven rueckt naeher"

PRESS RELEASE

2011 RoCK conference 'Rail-The final frontier?'  

22 November in Lille

Press release (French)

Press release (English)

Press release (Dutch)

Press release (German)

2009

Successful launch RoCK  (16 September  2009)

During the first ‘Green Streets’ conference day (September 7th) the European project ‘RoCK’ (Regions of Connected Knowledge) was launched by Mr. Erik van Merrienboer, Alderman for economic affairs, mobility and environment, City of Eindhoven. The Green Streets conference took the opportunity to highlight some of the transport challenges facing Europe’s urban spaces, and to showcase the wide variety of projects that city authorities have put into place to overcome these problems. click here for the complete press release

Photo's of the event September 7th 2009

Photo's of the event September 8th 2009

Launch RoCK (September 2009)

Launch of Regions of Connected Knowledge (RoCK)
Why international, interoperable and consumer friendly rail services are so important for knowledge regions.

On the first ‘Green Streets’ conference day (September 7th) the European project ‘RoCk’ (Regions of Connected Knowledge), co-funded by Interreg IVB, will be launched. The project represents a partnership of 11 partners in 5 different countries with the City of Eindhoven as Lead Partner. During the RoCK session, starting at 14.30 hours, the relation of knowledge regions and transport will be discussed. Innovation, future markets and economic growth need sustainable highly connected transport networks regardless of national borders. The Green Streets two day conference, supported by the Committee of the Regions and EUROCITIES along with media partner Regional Review,....  click here for the complete press release

Project ended December 2015