Freight operators reschedule to avoid Rastatt tunnel collapse

The new tunnel was being bored 4 m below the existing railway in a complex process requiring the ground to be frozen. (Photo: Alamy/dpa)

EUROPE: Rail freight operators are working to implement diversionary routes for north-south intermodal traffic, after German infrastructure manager DB Netze confirmed that the key Karlsruhe – Basel section of Rhine-Alpine Rail Freight Corridor 1 would remain closed for an estimated six weeks following a tunnel collapse at Rastatt on August ...

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