Germany wants to give freight trains priority more often

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Susanne Henckel, Germany’s secretary of state for digital affairs and transport, believes that freight and passenger transport should be treated equally when there are conflicting timetables on the railways. Currently, regular passenger transport is still prioritised over freight transport when several parties request the same train path or want to run simultaneously on the same route.

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Author: Simone van der Lee

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