What does exactly mean Corredor del Mediterraneo(CM)?
CM is a rail line that runs along 1,300 km of four regions: Catalunya,Valencia, Murcia and Andalucia. The expected investment is near 20 billion euros. This project is due to year 2020. At that year, connections with the major ports and with the logistics facilities willalso be completed in Iberian and International gauge. In addition, the corridor will connect Almeria, France and the rest
￼of Europe with passengers' high speed trains in international gauge throughthe spanish cities of Murcia, Alicante, Valencia, Castellon, Tarragona, Barcelona and Gerona.
Once the project is finished, CM will have a freight railway line and a high-speed passengers line. Thefreight railway line will connect all the ports and the logistic locations and will allow the running of trains up to 750 meters long.
Why is the CM one of the most important projects?
EU Commissionconfirmed that the main role of the CM is to harness the potential of the Mediterranean ports to receive exports from Asia. These reach the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal but so far, due to poor...