Project

NSB CoRe

The project develops traffic and land use in the North Sea–Baltic Corridor, which is included in the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T).
NSB CoRe

Priority area
Transport

Specific objective
Interoperability 

Project timetable
2016−2018

Lead partner
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, Finland

Budget
3 300 000 Euro

Financier
Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

Project partners
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council (FI), Institute of Logistics and Warehousing (PL) , State of Berlin (DE), State Regional Development Agency, Latvia / VASAB Secretariat (LV), City of Helsinki (FI) , Riga Planning Region (LV), Port of Hamburg Marketing Registered Association (DE), Kaunas City Municipal Administration (LT), Self-Government of Mazowieckie Voivodeship (PL), Investor Center Ostbrandenburg GmbH (DE), Techvilla Ltd / Limowa Association (FI), City of Hämeenlinna / Growth Corridor Finland (FI), Municipality of Kaunas District (LT), Marshal’s Office of the Podlaskie Voivodeship (PL), City of Tallinn (EE), Kvarken Council (FI)

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About the project

NSB CoRe – North Sea Baltic Connector of Regions

The three-year project NSB CoRe, North Sea Baltic Connector of Regions, started in the spring 2016, with the aim of improving traffic and land use within the North Sea Baltic corridor as part of the transeuropean TEN-T transport network. As NSB CoRe aimed to improve the accessibility of the Eastern Baltic Sea Region to freight and passenger traffic, it is also linked with the E12 Atlantica Transport project.

Kvarken Council was one of the project partners, with Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council as NSB CoRe’s lead partner in Finland. The participants included 16 partners from Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany as well as 40 associated organisations. They were cities, regions, state authorities as well as transport and logistics enterprises.

NSB CoRe focused on four main themes: Intermodal logistics in freight traffic, long-distance commuting, spatial planning covering the entire corridor with a view towards a joint strategy as well as branding of the Rail Baltica. The ambition was to transform the chain of individual cities along the transport corridor into one functional entity. In order to achieve this, the project produced recommendations for policymakers and organised discussions at various levels within traffic and spatial development.

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Contact persons

Mathias Lindström

Mathias Lindström

Director, The Kvarken Council mathias.lindstrom@kvarken.org +35850 918 6462
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