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A star lineup to take action on making rail services for Fehmarn fixed link - deadline is 2015!
 
                                                                         
 
Are rail services from Öresund to Hamburg an attractive scenario for the operators?

A round table discussion left no doubt. Ove Dahl Kristensen, Vice president at DSB, Björn Westerberg, Director for Strategy at SJ, and Bernhard Wewers CEO of LVS Schleswig-Holstein all agreed: They believed in the market for a service running from Hamburg to Malmö - at least as an hourly InterCity option.


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Tourism as a catalyst in the Fehmarn Region
 
                                                                         
 
When the Fehmarnbelt tunnel opens in 2021, Northern Europe will see many changes. Mobility will increase for the close to 10 million people who live closest to the tunnel, and it will be easier for neighbours to visit each other's countries and later live or work on the other side of the border.

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What labour market effects can we expect of the improved transportation system after the Fixed Fehmarn link?
 
This question was one the Green STRING Corridor project asked the global consultancy firm COWI to answer in their study Regional labour market effects of an improved transportation system. Poul Sørensen from COWI gave some insights into his thoughts on the report.

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Anke Spoorendonk new Chairman of STRING
 
                                                                         
 
Minister for Justice, Cultural and European Affairs Anke Spoorendonk from Schleswig-Holstein became the new Chairman of the political collaboration between Skåne, Zealand and North Germany, STRING, at the political meeting on the 29th of August. She succeeds the Chairman of the regional council of the Capital region of Denmark, Vibeke Storm Rasmussen.

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Green STING Corridor at Trafikdage at Aalborg University
 
                                                                         
 
Results from Green STRING Corridor were presented at Denmark's largest Transport Conference - Trafikdage at Aalborg University the 26th-27th August. For the 20th year running, academia, industry and public sector met up to present, discuss and share experiences and knowledge.

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STRINGis the political cross- border partnership between Hamburg and Schleswig- Holstein in Germany, the Capital Region of Denmark and Region Zealand in Denmark, and Region Skåne in Sweden.

http://www.stringnetwork.org/

 

Green STRING Corridoris an interregional cooperation facilitating innovative transport and logistics in a Green STRING Corridor Öresund- Hamburg.

http://www.stringcorridor.org/