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12 years, 133 million euros: Zeebrugge presents its new harbour lines

Port of ZeebruggePort of Zeebrugge

A new, modernised shunting yard was officially put into use in the port of Zeebrugge this week. It is the end of a project that lasted no less than twelve years and cost 133 million euros. In total, more than eighteen kilometers of new track has been laid. According to the Belgian infrastructure manager Infrabel, this is “the largest rail job ever” in the port.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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