The multiple fights that German rail has to fight

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Traffic forecasts claiming that road transport will grow more than rail. Attempts to restructure the state-owned company, but with an unclear vision. A railway network under pressure, and strikes looming around the corner. All these comprise a frustrated German railway sector with multiple open fronts and issues to resolve. 

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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

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