Call for proposals 2019 - Information on the possibility to submit a proposal for a grant ‘Support to improving rail interoperability with a view to achieve rail breakthroughs supporting TEN-T infrastructure policy: Technical Operational Issues Logbook’ MOVE/C4/2020-62 Closed!


The objective of this Programme Support Action is to assist Ministries, National Safety Authorities, European rail infrastructure managers and European railway undertakings in finding solutions to the issues of the Log Book.


The Programme Support Action shall be implemented through one major activity, i.e. the development of solutions to harmonise operational feature that currently hinder interoperability in rail freight.

This may include in particular:

  • Development and implementation of pilot projects, deployed in a timeline of 6 to 18 months,  including tests on site where relevant, where clearly identified and described as output of a project;
  • Development and implementation of IT tools or specifications for IT systems, where clearly identified and described as output of a project;
  • In order to achieve the activities above, it may also include
    • Training of staff;
    • Studies, analyses;
    • Methodologies to transfer the knowledge from projects to other geographical areas/entities or at European level;
    • Workshops or seminars, where necessary.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,70 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 02 December 2019 - more than one year ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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