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Almeria demands more railway infrastructures for fruit and vegetable exports

Christian Fernsby |
Almeria demands more railway infrastructures to be able to continue exporting fruits and vegetables to the whole world.

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According to farmers, it's almost pointless to produce organic products if they are transported to Europe by truck, which is a very polluting transport, diariosur.es reported.

In addition, in three years France will restrict this method of transportation in its fight against climate change.

In 2005, the province was promised a connection by AVE to Murcia and there with the unfinished Mediterranean Corridor that connects with Europe. It is a corridor that is more developed in Valencia and Catalonia than in the south and that might not allow the passage of freight trains.


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