Metal thieves have damaged the railway traffic on the intercity route between Hanover and Bremen on Monday. The unknown culprit had removed parts of the electrical equipment of the overhead line at Eilvese in the Hannover region.
Meanwhile, the long-distance trains were diverted via Minden, the travelers were therefore approximately an hour longer on the road.Regional services, failing that, also drove buses. The high metal prices are making the track make long since been looted, the cable itself and track pieces for scrap dealers to money. This is why the German railway tracks, among other things continue to mark with a number code for the invisible culprit.