HAMBURG — Flawless autobahns and punctual trains are as much a part of Germany’s image as Beethoven and Goethe. But the country’s famed infrastructure is starting to crumble.
The once-soaring bridges are sagging. Some railroad switching equipment, once top-of-the-line, has not been updated since the time of the kaisers. Well-engineered canal locks are succumbing to silt and neglect.Read full article >>