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December 29, 2017

VRR invites bids for four lines in Lower Rhine

Written by  Quintus Vosman
NWB currently operates services in the Lower Rhine. NWB currently operates services in the Lower Rhine. Quintus Vosman

RHINE-Ruhr Transport Association (VRR) has invited bids for the operation of four regional lines in the Lower Rhine area.


The four lines comprise:
• RE 10 Düsseldorf main station (Hbf) - Kleve
• RB 31 Duisburg Hbf - Xanten
• RB 36 Oberhausen Hbf - Duisburg Ruhrort, and
• RB 41 Duisburg Hbf - Kamp Lintfort.

The concession, which is currently held by North West Rail (NWB), will start on December 20 2018 and run for 15 years.