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The above slogan on a frequently deployed BüSo campaign poster has a direct relevance for Germany, where thousands of highway and railroad bridges and thousands of kilometers of railroad tracks are in urgent need of repair, even complete replacement. Not having enough money for the infrastructure even before 2022, the austerity-oriented government had even less money after the decision to support Ukraine against Russia with billions of euros.

A query posed to the German government by Bundestag member Sahra Wagenknecht on the state of transport infrastructure in the nation, was answered by the Transport Ministry with alarming facts:

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