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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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Author: Majorie van Leijen

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

1 comment op “Modal shift for HHLA: rail share increases while road volumes drop”

bönström bönström|11.08.22|11:09

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!

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