Investment Area 5.6 - Enhanced Sustainable Travel Connectivity

The SEUPB are now accepting applications to the PEACEPLUS Programme, Investment Area 5.6 - Enhanced Sustainable Travel Connectivity

The Enhanced Sustainable Travel Connectivity programme will increase connectivity across the programme area in the form of more sustainable transport. It will involve significant investment in sustainable rail stock to enable the introduction of an hourly cross-border rail service. 

Objective of this Call

The PEACEPLUS Programme will increase connectivity in the form of more sustainable public transport. It will invest in the cross-border rail services between Belfast and Dublin on the Core Corridor for 2027, in the form of new rolling stock to facilitate the introduction of an hourly service and the reduction of emissions from rail and through encouraging a modal shift.

This objective will develop a climate resilient, intelligent, secure, sustainable and intermodal TEN-T.

It will result in an increase in the sustainable rail stock across the Programme area and an increase in cross-border mobility achieved through an increased and faster rail service.

€165m is available in this call. Applications must be received no later than 5pm on Tuesday 10th October 2023. The SEUPB will not accept applications after this date. 

This is a closed call.

How to apply

For general queries about the call please contact the SEUPB on

To apply to this call for funding or to find more information on the application process, including how-to documents and videos please follow the Apply link below. 


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