War and cost increases delay Dutch electrification scheme

Maaslijn Arriva train (Photo: ProRail)

NETHERLANDS: ProRail has cancelled a tender for electrification of the Maaslijn between Nijmegen and Roermond, saying the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the increasing cost of materials and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the supply chain had forced it to reconsider its approach to upgrading the 84 km route.

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