The first federal states to protest against the 9-euro ticket. That’s right, says our author. As a frequent train traveler, she suspects that chaos is inevitable.

To avoid misunderstandings: I’m a passionate train driver and don’t have a car. Before Corona, I commuted to the editorial office every day on the regional train. Five days a week, around 60 kilometers. I always take the train for business trips. With the money I’ve spent on tickets over the past 30 years, I could easily have bought a Porsche 911. The distance I covered on rails should reach around the world a few times. Although I experienced a lot during this time, had to spend the night in the office because the storm paralyzed the train and all the hotels in Hamburg were booked out, I don’t intend to switch to the car.