‘Germany is not short in money to keep financing railway projects’

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Despite the significant budget cuts expected for the 2024-2027 period, Peter Westenberger, the managing director of the industry association Die Güternbahnen, is convinced that there are still enough funds to continue carrying out critical railway expansion and upgrade works in Germany. “There is no shortage of money in Germany,” he said, underlying that a Swiss investment model would be the optimal approach to keep expanding the network.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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