Hendrik Wüst plädiert für Neuausrichtung des Bahnverkehrs

Gegenüber WELT äußerte sich der nordrhein-westfälische Verkehrsminister und CDU-Politiker Hendrik Wüst, wie der deutsche Bahnverkehr umstrukturiert werden sollte. Ein flächendeckender Ausbau des Schienennetzes sei u.a. Priorität.
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