Overloaded ports in Germany: METRANS’ two cents
Maschen Rangierbahnhof bei Hamburg
Last week, the German port of Hamburg (HHLA) introduced the highest degree of restriction concerning freight transportation, resulting in many train slots being canceled. METRANS, its intermodal subsidiary, has been one of the parties affected. In an interview with RailFreight.com, the company explains how it has been coping with the situation.
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Already track capacity is bottleneck… Resilency is negligible, etc.
Even worse, as short of redundancy and – at basics, suffering of severe short comings – track etc. now request an offensive upgrading! (Broken rails is Symtom…)
Regardless if in Ukraine…, for not cementing, any reinvestment now shall provide for SWL! (At axels, now timely is 35 ton, etc.)
For sake of hemisphere and Industry, goal of EU shall remain – and, for a marginal extra…, provided for! Quality pays!