View over Leinelä railway station in Leinelä, Koivukylä, Vantaa, Finland. Source: Simo Räsänen/Wikimedia Commons

Will Finland adopt the European gauge?

Image: Wikimedia Commons. Simo Räsänen

Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka has called the recent proposal by the European Commission on the European standard rail gauge “unreasonable”. The views of Finnish officials and experts vary, but specifically the point of making a migration plan for existing railways to convert to European gauge is not received very well.

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Author: Esther Geerts

1 comment op “Will Finland adopt the European gauge?”

bönström bönström|11.08.22|12:28

Reasonable and sustainable, it is, if Commision, decisively attend roots of current Problem!
(According Goal of EU, etc…, majority, Market, has shifted strategy to “On Demand”… Now, just a minority affords the risky, low quality service, the currently rendered by railways!)
Even worse, obstructing goal of EU, it is, when mere shortcomings of current railways, now is justifying extras, “steering”, imposed upon majority, clients – of the single, timely alternative.

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