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Successful test run of new freight train in Hub 53/12°

Successful test run of new freight train in Hub 53/12°

On April 26th 2012, Regio Infra Company performed a test loading at the Temnitzpark on the reconstructed sidings of the Neuruppin-Neustadt (Dosse) and impressively demonstrated the feasibility of reviving freight trains transports in the region of Neuruppin. 

On March 27th 2012 the Regio Infra Company, as the owner of the railway track Neuruppin - Neustadt (Dosse), began the reconstruction work of the sidings, which was finished on March 30th.

Finally, on April 26th 2012, the first test loading was performed with a locomotive carrying good waggons and two containers. The test run impressively demonstrated the sound functionality and the time-efficiency of the mobile crane that loads goods from the lorry on the train. 

Most importantly, the test run has shown to all entrepreneurs in the region of Neuruppin, that a revival of freight train transports on this railway is realistic and feasible. The success is closely connected to the SCANDRIA project.