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Disruption caused by flooding to European railway networks

July 20, 2021


Railway operators and transport companies have released further information on the extent of system disruptions following the flooding events last week in Germany and Belgium.

The North Sea Mediterranean corridor has been disrupted. Infrabel published an overview of the affected railway lines, many of which are part of the corridor which connects France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and ultimately the UK.

There has been disruption to traffic of lines in part of the Rhine Alpine corridor, which connects the port of Rotterdam with Genoa in Italy. These lines mostly run though Wallonia, where the rainfall was severe.

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