On the righttrack

Burridge, Elaine
July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p15
Trade Publication
The article presents information on a high-speed rail freight link called Betuweroute that runs from Zwijndrecht, just outside Rotterdam in the Netherlands, to Zevenaar on the border with Germany. It reports that it will ultimately carry 75% of all rail freight in the Netherlands and handle 43m tonnes/year. It informs that the organization Keyrail has been granted a five-year concession to operate the route and that the number of trains on the route are expected to reach 50 a day next year.


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