Austria Shows Interest in Developing the Railroad Infrastructure to the Slovenian Port of Koper

PeopleOther ♦ Published: May 24, 2023; 18:02 ♦ (Vindobona)

Despite expansion projects, rail capacity remains limited compared to road. The seaport in Koper, Slovenia, which is important for Austria, is an example of current efforts in rail expansion, but at the same time shows the limits of rail-bound freight transport. With regard to Koper, Austrian experts emphasized the importance of an efficient rail connection for freight traffic.

A new study by Austrian business organizations proves the importance of rail links for consistent use of the Slovenian seaport of Koper. / Picture: © Wikipedia / Mrwho00tm

In the course of several projects to expand and modernize the rail infrastructure, capacity in rail freight transport remains limited compared with road transport. This makes it all the more important to make the best possible use of the existing potential. This was emphasized by the CEO of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), Andreas Matthä, the President of the Federation of Austrian…