Crossing three countries this Comprehensive Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) proposal is connected with two core TEN-T Corridors:
- Mediterranean Corridor, Almería–Valencia/ Algeciras/ Madrid–Zaragoza/ Barcelona–Marseille–Lyon–Torino–Milano–Verona–Padova/ Venezia– Trieste/ Koper–Ljubljana–Budapest with leg Ljubljana/Rijeka–Zagreb–Budapest–Záhony (Hungarian-Ukranian border), established November 10th 2013; with
- Baltic–Adriatic Corridor, Swinoujscie/Gdynia-Katowice-Ostrava/Žilina-Bratislava/Vienna/Klagenfurt-Udine-Venice/Trieste/Bologna/Ravenna/Graz-Maribor-Ljubljana-Koper/Trieste; and with freight:
The Comprehesive TEN-T railway corridors cover all European regions and are expected to be completed by 2050.
European Union (EU) provides funding for railway infrastructure and railway terminals also through EU Cohesion Policy. The co-financing rate of EU grants is up to 85 percent. Funding is channelled through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CF).