The Sad Story of Rail in Central and Eastern Europe

Gregory Dolgos - Mar 26, 2007
Travellers and industrial goods in Central and Eastern European (CEE) used to move mainly by train. Not anymore. The old centralised transport systems are collapsing while new roads, flooded by new fleets of cars, divide landscapes. Changes are quick and radical. Overall in CEE, rail traffic has been reduced to about one-third from 1990 levels, says Ferenc Joo, national secretary of the Hungarian Traffic Club ...

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