Ö1 Radiokolleg "From the Road to the Rail"

The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent. What factor does freight transport play in this? Curious? Our colleague Bardo Hörl and other experts in conversation with Sabine Nikolay about freight transport by rail!

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The connection between climate change and freight transport

Despite climate change and global warming, many tonnes of raw materials and goods continue to be driven across the European continent every day in millions of lorry journeys. The vehicles are usually powered by climate-damaging diesel fuel. Yet many of these journeys could be replaced by transport by rail.

Sabine Nikolay (ORF / Ö1), opens an external URL in a new window addresses this issue in a four-part podcast entitled "From road to rail". Ms Nikolay interviews various experts, including our colleague Bardo Hörl, opens an external URL in a new window, in four audio contributions, each just under 13 minutes long.

Are you interested and would you like to learn more about current figures or challenges and possible solutions in rail freight transport? Then make yourself comfortable and listen to the first episode, opens an external URL in a new window (only available in German) right away!

Happy listening and learning!