Floods in Italy: what is the impact on rail freight?

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The Italian region of Emilia Romagna, in the northeast, was hit by catastrophic flooding that caused 14 victims and stranded tens of thousands. The rail freight sector has been impacted as well since the rail section between Rimini and Forlì is still not practicable. Italian infrastructure manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana communicated that the Rimini-Forlì rail section will remain closed at least until Friday 26 May.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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