Wheelset troubles strike again

Berlin S-Bahn (Photo: DB AG/Hans-Joachim Krumnow).

GERMANY: Passengers turning up for S-Bahn services in Berlin on July 20 were confronted with a drastically reduced timetable. S-Bahn Berlin GmbH had been forced to withdraw a huge proportion of its rolling stock fleet, leaving just 165 of its 630 two-car units operational.

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