Infrastructures and stations

Actions co-financed in the 2014-2020 period

European Union. A way of making Europe

During the 2000-2006 and 2007-2013 ADIF High Speed received funding amounting to 11,203.5 million Euros via the Cohesion Fund, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and TEN-T Funds to build high-speed lines.

In the 2014-2020 period funding amounting to 1.684,4 million Euros is envisaged. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)  via the Multi-Regional O.P. for Spain 2014-2020, Thematic Objective 7: Sustainable transport is providing 1,330.2 million Euros and the  <b>“Connecting Europe Facility” (CEF), 354.2 million Euros.



The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) together with the European Social Fund (ESF), the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

The aim of these funds is to promote competitiveness and cohesion in all territories and they are a vital instrument for meeting the Spain's main development challenges and in the application of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

The Europe 2020 Strategy is the agenda for growth and employment in this decade. It points to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth as the route for overcoming the structural deficiencies of the European economy, improving competitiveness and productivity and supporting a sustainable market social economy.

On 30 October 2014, the Kingdom of Spain signed the Partnership Agreement with the European Commission setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

In Spain the management of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) is undertaken by the Tax and Public Service Ministry.

European Regulations nos.: 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and Council and 480/2014, 821/2014, 1011/2014 and 2015/207 of the Commission.



Actions co-financed by the "Connecting Europe Facility" (CEF).

The "Connecting Europe Facility" (CEF) is a European Union instrument for providing financial aid for projects with a common interest for trans European transport, telecommunications and energy networks.

The objective of this aid is to contribute to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth which is in line with the Europe 2020 Strategy.

This aid is managed the European Commission's INEA through annual tenders and is granted competitively between the different tenders.

European Regulations nos.: 1315/2013 and 1316/2013 of the European Parliament and Council.


(Data as of 31 December 2017)