DENMARK: One Less Ferry

Geographically Denmark, the land of fish and butter, is a peninsula and cluster of islands. Largest of its islands is Zealand, on which is the capital, Copenhagen. To reach Copenhagen from Berlin an express train must first board a seagoing ferry at Warnemünde, take a 30-mile trip to the island of Falster.* An hour later the train must transship again for a two-mile ferry ride to Zealand. Last week Minister of Public Works J. F. N. Friis-Skotte introduced a bill to the Folketing to give travelers one less ferry to cross.


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