How to reduce dust in the air from steel transport by train

From left to right: Dr. Sigrid Nikutta, DB-Vorstand Güterverkehr und Vorstandsvorsitzende DB Cargo, Dr. Volker Wissing, Bundesminister für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur, Hendrik Fischer, Staatssekretär Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Energie des Landes Brandenburg, Reiner Blaschek, CEO ArcelorMittal Germany. Image: Deutsche Bahn AG / Volker EmerslebenDB Cargo AG

How can steel transportation be done more sustainably? One step that helps to reduce the footprint of this supply chain is right at the start, with a new unloading system that minimises dust formation. This new system was developed by DB Cargo and steel and mining group ArcelorMittal last Friday, 28 October.

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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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