Fresh Ideas for Transport Policies

In Germany’s most unconventional transport alliance, 23 non-profit organisations and over 135 companies from every part of the railway sector work closely in permanent collaboration. The motivation is the promotion and improvement of rail transport in Germany. Learn more about the structure of our transport alliance and its aims. 

Poor climate record: Federal Environment Agency figures show policies lead to rising transport sector emissions. The government is having to pay the price for preferring the roads. High time for a transport turnaround.

21

Mär

2017

Climate record: “Paying the price for failed transport policies”

Environment Agency 2016 report touches a sore spot: rail transport is being disadvantaged
A thicket of overhead lines, but still not enough. Germany has a lot of catching up to do on electrification. Only 60 percent of the network is electrified. Other EU states are well ahead.

21

Feb

2017

Electrification: overhead lines for freight trains, not HGVs

EU comparison: 60 percent electrification in Germany only average