Transport MEPs to visit Romania 

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A delegation of EP‘s Committee on Transport and Tourism, led by MEP Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, RO), will visit Romania on 23-25 May, to take stock of TEN-T projects implementation.

Five members strong delegation of transport MEPs will visit Romania next week to assess the implementation of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy and projects in Romania.

They will meet members of Romanian Senate, representatives of Romanian Ministries and local authorities to discuss the progress of developing TEN-T Rhine-Danube core network corridor, as well as, challenges, but also success stories, inspired by the EU Strategy for the Danube Region. In addition, the delegation will visit the sea port and the city of Constanta, the lower Danube region and the border crossings from Romania to Ukraine and to the Republic of Moldova.

The head of the delegation Mr. Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, RO) will be joined by four other MEPs: Mr Gheorghe Falcă (EPP, RO), Ms Rovana Plumb (S&D, RO), Ms Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (EPP, PL) and Ms Dorien Rookmaker (ECR, NL). Members of the Romanian Senate Committees on Transport and Infrastructure and on Entrepreneurship and Tourism will also accompany the delegation.

At the start of the visit at 16.30 on Monday, MEPs will hold a press point at the Palace of Parliament (Human rights hall). Media questions should be directed to Parliament’s press officer in Bucharest, Andra-Teodora Țărnea (; phone: +40 743 113 899).



To support EU‘s economy, provide mobility for people and goods and ensure connectivity of all regions while also limiting negative impacts on climate and environment, the EU has been building a multimodal transport network across its territory: the trans-European transport network (TEN T). Transport MEPs mission to Romania will feed into Parliament’s Transport and Tourism committee work on updating EU rules on TEN-T networks, in force since 2013.