Alternative route on the North-South corridor
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has introduced an alternative option for freight traffic between Italy and Germany with its new Verona-Wuppertal link following the recent closures in the Gotthard Tunnel (Switzerland) and the restrictions along the Brenner route (Austria).
The alternative route is particularly suitable for 20-, 30-, 40- and 45-foot containers as well as 25- and 45-foot swap bodies and craneable trailers.
The train operates three roundtrips per week between the terminal in Sommacampagna-Sona near Verona and the DUSS terminal in Wuppertal-Langerfeld. The number of roundtrips may be increased, depending on demand, RCG said. (ben)