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A major bottleneck on the railway network in southeast Bavaria was eliminated on May 22, when Germany’s federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt, German Rail (DB) board member for infrastructure…
SIEMENS announced plans on May 11 to cut nearly 1700 jobs in Germany during the next few years including 300 immediately at Siemens Mobility’s Krefeld train building plant, as part…
REGIONS of France, an association of regional authorities, held its first hearings on April 6 to gauge the potential for the introduction of competition in the provision of regional rail…
FIVE groups from Europe and Asia have applied to the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) to qualify to bid for its “early train operator” tender. The winner will work alongside…
GERMAN Rail (DB) and Siemens have agreed terms to further amend a contract originally signed in 2011 for 85 10-car and 45 seven-car 250km/h ICE 4 trains.
TOP management changes at two of the world’s major railways, CSX in the United States and German Rail (DB), were announced in March. While the circumstances around the new appointments…
DB Regio remained the clear leader in the German regional rail market in 2016 according to annual figures released by the German Federation of Regional Passenger Rail Authorities (BAG-SPNV), but…
BOMBARDIER announced on March 30 that it has a received an order from German Rail (DB) to supply IC2 25 double-deck trains, which consist of 25 Traxx locomotives and 124…
GERMAN Rail (DB) concluded the procurement of new rolling stock for the Nuremberg S-Bahn network on March 29, when Mr Hansrüdiger Fritz and chairman of DB Regio Bayern and Mr…
THE newly-appointed CEO of German Rail (DB), Dr Richard Lutz, announced a return to profitability on March 23 having turned a loss of €1.3bn in 2015 into a €700m profit…
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