The Betuwe route is a double track freight railway from Rotterdam to Germany. On June 16, 2007 the Dutch section was openened for the price of 4.7 billion euro. The germans will finish their route from Zevenaar to Duisburg by 2015. A estimated 25 thousand trains will run at the tracks each year. Villagers next to the route complain about the noise been made three times per hour.
iNews – AA 2002.