While the death toll in the floods caused by heavy rains in Germany rose to 200, the country's infrastructure was also severely damaged. It was announced that the damage was around 80 billion Euros in the disaster, in which 600 stations and 1.3 kilometers of railway were severely damaged.
In the flood disaster, which is described as the "disaster of the century" in Germany, 200 people have lost their lives so far. The sad balance sheet is getting clearer. German Railways (DB) announced that 80 stations and approximately 600 kilometers of railways in the hard-hit states of Rhineland-Pfalz and North Rhine-Westphalia were severely damaged. It was announced that the approximate damage was around 1.3 billion Euros. It was stated that along with the flood, rails and stations, as well as signaling systems, bridges, wagon maintenance and repair facilities, and many vehicles belonging to the railways were damaged. It has been noted that nearly 2 railway workers have supported the repair works in the region since the flood disaster. It was announced that in many stations, the water is being discharged with pumps and the sludge is being cleaned. German Railways warned passengers to be prepared for some delays and cancellations. In addition to train services, it was announced that suburban services that were damaged in some regions could not be made.