Rhine water levels: not last year’s perfect storm, rail could still help

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Draught season is here again, and Europe’a trade and transport main artery is facing issues. Rhine water levels are lowering faster than last year, posing a serious threat to inland shipping operations. Could rail absorb volumes like it did in 2022? “This will also depend on cargo demand”, explains Albert Jan Swart, economist at ABN Amro.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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