A dense, modern transport infrastructure network
A well-served region
Fast, safe trunk roads with direct connections to the main European motorway network,
plus operational rail and river infrastructures are all assets that promote trade.
Road and waterway transport
The motorway network is already efficient, with the A4, A5, A26,
A31, A34 and A203 serving the region's main urban centres.
By 2015, this network of over 1,000 kilometres of motorways and
expressways will be reinforced with a new section of motorway
linking the A34 with Belgium (via Rocroi) and the North-European
motorway network with the A304.
As for river transport, the ports of Nogent-sur-Seine and Givet
are linked to the European wide-gauge river network (over 1,000
Since February 2009, the «dry port» of Chalindrey has run three
weekly rail services for containers, between Antwerp-Chalindrey-
Rail advances at high speed
Champagne-Ardenne has been at the heart of the
European TGV network since June 2007.
TGV East has strengthened the economic appeal of
the northern half of the region, halving certain journey
times. The south of the region is served by the Paris-
Basel line, which is currently being modernized. The
quality of the rail infrastructure is an additional asset
to the economic development of the region.
Paris Vatry airport
A STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY
This multimodal platform (air, rail, road) is ideally
located for logistics operations. It is not far from
the Paris region and the major business markets of
Well away from any urbanized areas, but easy to
reach from the A26 motorway and served by rail,
Paris Vatry airport has extensive landholdings.
Fifty or so businesses, including major names in
transport, logistics and distribution, have already
chosen this site.
Find out more about the technical
features of this airport at: