Marshalling Yard in Germany. Source: mirokola/Pixabay

Rail prioritisation of energy supplies in Germany: much ado about nothing?

Image: Mirokola

The prioritisation of trains carrying energy supplies in Germany was enforced two months ago, on 24 August and is planned to stay in place for six months. At the time, rail freight companies had mixed reactions to the Energy Security Transport Regulation policy. However, according to spokespersons from Deutsche Bahn and the Network of European Railways (NEE), things have been going relatively smoothly so far.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

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

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