EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

Major steps



  • 12 January 2017 : Meeting with Mr Mignola, representative of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region
  • 2 March 2017 : Meeting of the Board of Administrators. Welcome of new administrators and nomination of a new Secretary : Mr Yves Chavent representing the Lyon Métropole Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 29 March 2017 : General Assembly. Speech of Mr Philippe Bernand, Chairman of the Board of Aéroports de Lyon for a presentation of the present news of Lyon airports.
  • 13 April 2017 : Participation in the roundtable organised by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, on the subject "Freight transport in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: what measures to boost modal shift?"

  • 4 May 2017 : Welcome of a Chinese delegation by the Chairmans of Euro Carex, Roissy Carex and Lyon Carex, and by the Chairman of the Board of Aéroports de Lyon
  • From July to December 2017 : Collaboration in the Euro Carex Business Plan study (numerous meetings with the external consultant Transae and technicians from other railports)

  • 23 October 2017 : Lyon Carex's contribution to the Straddet of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and recognition of Lyon Carex for its role as a facilitator for modal shift. Explicit support for Euro Carex and the creation of a railport on Lyon airport.

  • December 2017 : Launch of a study on the relocation of the railport site in conjunction with the Ingerop consulting company.