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German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel

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Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energy A leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and improve energy efficiency. Bernd Riexinger, the co-leader of Die Linke party, said having two classes of travel in regional trains in particular made no...

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