Achieving better connections on these routes involves a large number of government organisations at various levels. In the Netherlands these include the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Province of Noord–Brabant, the Province of Limburg and in Germany the North Rhine-Westphalia Ministry of Transport, the Rhineland Suburban Transport Association (NVR) and the Rhine-Ruhr Transport Association (VRR). In both countries and at the various administrative levels, there is a clear political desire to establish good cross-border train connections
As various organisations are active in rail transport and rail management in both countries, an international consortium has been set up. This is intended to bring together all rail-related parties and to jointly create a suitable timetable.
On the instructions of EurekaRail, a detailed analysis has been made to identify the physical facilities required on both routes and to determine the extra capacity requirements on what are already busy lines. On both routes, we are working to ensure that the international technical differences, such as the various voltages used (in Germany 25kV, in the Netherlands 1,500V) and train safety systems, will not present any obstacles to trains running.