Topic: Rastatt

The tunnel in Rastatt is filled with concrete over a stretch of 50 metres in an effort to stabilize sunken railway tracks, source: Hollandse Hoogte

Digging for answers in Rastatt Tunnel

Nearly a year after a landslip at the now infamous Rastatt Tunnel paralysed European rail freight traffic, the soil at the site is investigated to analyse what went wrong. Joint venture (ARGE) Tunnel and Deutsche...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rastatt-Haguenau line. Photo: Eurodistrict PAMINA

German-French Rastatt-Haguenau line may be reopened

Eurodistrict PAMINA is investigating the feasibility of reopening the cross-border railway line between Rastatt in Germany and Haguenau in France. Although the railway line is envisaged for passenger services, the German authority is looking into...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

DB Netz CEO regrets Rastatt effects

The head of German rail network manager DB Netz has expressed his ‘regret’ for the knock-on problems caused to rail freight stakeholders by this summer’s Rastatt landslip incident. CEO Frank Sennhenn told a summit of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy