Recontructed section of the Ahrtalbahn in Germany

DB rebuilds last section of Ahrtalbahn destroyed by 2021 flooding

Recontructed section of the Ahrtalbahn in Germany Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is rebuilding the last destroyed section of the Ahrtalbahn from scratch, two years after it was destroyed. In the summer of 2021, flooding completely devastated the line between Walporzheim and Ahrbrück. The rebuilt Ahrtalbahn is to be fully electrified from the end of 2025, and better equipped for future extreme weather.

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Recontructed section of the Ahrtalbahn in Germany

DB rebuilds last section of Ahrtalbahn destroyed by 2021 flooding

Recontructed section of the Ahrtalbahn in Germany Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is rebuilding the last destroyed section of the Ahrtalbahn from scratch, two years after it was destroyed. In the summer of 2021, flooding completely devastated the line between Walporzheim and Ahrbrück. The rebuilt Ahrtalbahn is to be fully electrified from the end of 2025, and better equipped for future extreme weather.

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Author: Emma Dailey

Emma Dailey is an editor at RailTech.com and RailTech.be.

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