What's happening in the Elbe Valley

by Sophia Höff

What's happening in the Elbe Valley

To help freight traffic out of a fix

That the rail freight transport is completely closed in the Elbe Valley at night, concerns also the politics. The construction works obstruct the freight transport immensely. Thus the European Comission and the  Federal Ministry of Transport interfered, as the Rail Businnes from 19 February 2018 reportet. The Netzwerk Europäischer Eisenbahnen (NEE) and the European Rail Freight Association (Erfa) exert leverage on the infrastructure operator DB to increase capacities for the freight transport.

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