DB to expand rail network, but associations are not impressed

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Deutsche Bahn unfolded its plans to expand its high-density rail network by 5,500 kilometres and reach a total of 9,000 kilometres compared to the 3,500 kilometres currently covered. At the same time, it aims to revamp the existing network with intensive construction works undertaken in a single phase. However, rail associations do not seem impressed by the plans and plead for a more efficient and professional rail network management.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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

1 comment op “DB to expand rail network, but associations are not impressed”

bönström bönström|29.06.22|06:04

As rings on water, any disturbing at railways spreads around net. For high capacity and utilisation of assets, a robust, a resilient track now is a must. (Before adding new quantity, the current should be upgraded for safely meeting with timely demand of clients – that have shifted strategy to On Demand.)
For proving a reliable, a high quality, a low risk device, now 32,5 ton, safely allowed, axial load is min. etc.

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