Eurlings puts back HSL-Zuid 'Go' date

Bridge over Hollandsch Diep (Photo: HSL-Zuid/Ton Poortvliet).

AS WE have reported before, the prospects for a start of passenger services on HSL-Zuid with the December 2007 timetable change have been declining steadily. Now it is official: Dutch Transport Minister Camiel Eurlings has confirmed that the start of revenue operation had been postponed indefinitely.

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