Rusting Brakes Germany Faces Freight Train Shortage as Growth Picks up

Thousands of freight train wagons and locomotives shunted into sidings during last year's economic slump have developed rust in their brake cylinders and need to be repaired just as demand for freight transport is picking up in line with Germany's economic recovery.
German freight trains are in short supply at the moment.

German freight trains are in short supply at the moment.

Foto: Patrik Stollarz/ Getty Images
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