Code red snowstorm bends Dutch rail freight traffic

Rail freight traffic in the Netherlands has come to a complete standstill due to extreme winter conditions. Switches are buried in snow, and preventive measures taken have proven to be insufficient to deal with what is known to be the most challenging weather for rail in the last fifteen years.

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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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