Modal shift for HHLA: rail share increases while road volumes drop
Photo: Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) witnessed a positive modal shift this year. While rail volumes increased, cargo over the road decreased, and the overall rail share of the Hamburg-based transport company rose. This is a positive development, considering the many challenges currently faced by the rail freight industry.
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Good news, but sustainable?
(Subsidies shall not be permanent!…)
Without the urgently needed: added capacity and utilisation of assets, nor safely proving a low LCC device, neither railways will become “green”, but, remain, “cemented” – at the mercy of taxpayers!