TRAINS – CHARACTERISTIC STATIONS AND DESTINATIONS
LAGs implementing LDP CLLD / LEADER 2014-2020 in Greece and abroad, having as common feature the existence of characteristic trains (cog-wheel railway trains, tourist trains, trains with unique technical features) and related buildings in their areas.
This project concerns the qualitative upgrading, enhancement, promotion and networking of partner regions with characteristic trains (cog-wheel railway trains, touristic trains, trains with special technical characteristics, etc) and buildings associated with them (special feature buildings such as: stations, machinery spaces, etc), as well as the actual trains - enhancement of train stations - unique buildings (eg: machinery spaces). The aim of cooperation is to implement actions in order to upgrade the cooperating areas, the exchange of know - networking around the "railway tourism", the interconnection of the rural sector to tourism, environment and culture – history etc.
The upgrading, enhancement, promotion and networking of partner regions with characteristic trains (cog-wheel railway trains, touristic trains, trains with special technical characteristics, etc)
1. Enhancement, promotion and quality improvement of partner’s regions through characteristic trains and rail routes highlighted as typical - scenic routes of considerable importance, 2. Upgrade and increase of tourism - tourist visits in partner regions through coordinated promotion of the railways – characteristic routes - trains and buildings with sites of archaeological, religious, historical, cultural and environmental significance 3. Developing and strengthening of local economy - strengthening the existing tourist infrastructure, through the creation and promotion of targeted tourist packages, to extend tourist season, 4. Networking in partner regions