Marshalling Yard in Germany. Source: mirokola/Pixabay

Germany’s energy prioritisation on rail could be fact in less than a month

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The prioritisation for the rail transport of energy supplies in Germany is “very likely” to be officialised on 14 September and will be in place for 6 months, according to Neele Wesseln, Deputy Managing Director of the Network of European Railways (NEE). On the other hand, a spokesperson from Deutsche Bahn claimed that “it remains to be seen whether it will have to be applied”.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

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

1 comment op “Germany’s energy prioritisation on rail could be fact in less than a month”

bönström bönström|20.08.22|10:15

But of course, since long, at the mercy of taxpayers and their elected…, prioritisation, simply is “business as usual”.
Currently anything is negotiable, condition of track, basics, etc., etc., is.
At a vital device of society, this is not sustainable.
Empiri, at experts, is valuable, but…
As at any other safe, SWL, safely calculable…, is a min, etc.
For sake of Industry, for all, except a minority – producers of on road vehicles… – now a timely railway is needed!

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