No new railway project was commissioned in 2023 in Germany

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The plan announced by the current ruling class in Germany, the so-called traffic light coalition, to expand rail capacity did bring the expected results for 2023. German rail association Die Güterbahnen said that “no new construction, no expansion, no route reactivation and not even a new overhead line will be put into operation throughout Germany” this year.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

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

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