Minister calls for Reduced tax on trains

Germany’s transport ministry is currently calling for a cut in tax on train travel to encourage more people.

Andreas Scheuer told Wednesday’s edition of Bild that governs tax on train tickets ought to be cut to the reduced rate of 7 percent that is imposed on a lot of everyday items that were essential out of 19 percent.

Railway journeys of around 50 km (31 miles) are already taxed at 7 percent.

The German government recently set up a”climate Cabinet” to organize efforts to fight climate change. Scheuer was accused of being too reluctant tackle car emissions and to have the car industry.