Marshalling Yard in Germany. Source: mirokola/Pixabay

Germany extends rail priority for energy supplies

Image: Pixabay. Mirokola

The German Federal Council voted in favour of extending, until 31 March 2024, the ordinance that gives priority to freight trains transporting energy supplies (EnKo trains) on the German rail network. This is what a spokesperson from German rail freight association Die Guterbahnen (NEE) told The decision came despite NEE and the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) claiming the measure was not necessary.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

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

1 comment op “Germany extends rail priority for energy supplies”

Steven Hopman|13.02.23|14:18

Ik vermoed dat in Duitsland verschillende kolencentrales zijn heropend en geen kolenmijnen.

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