Broad gauge in Kosice: new era, new perspective

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A broad gauge railway track runs up till the Slovak industrial city of Kosice, an infrastructure that was once laid by the Soviet Union to provide the region with steel production and heavy industry. Today, broad gauge railway is once again considered to be crucial, this time as it is an extension of the railway network in Ukraine.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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