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AFTER a small decline in 2015, passenger numbers on Germany's railways returned to growth in 2016, according to annual figures published this week by the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis),…
ROLLS-ROYCE announced on February 3 that it will supply 140 MTU Series 1800 power packs to CAF, Spain, to equip 55 Civity regional DMUs which will enter service in northern…
THE Supervisory Board of German Rail (DB) has unanimously approved a request from CEO Dr Rüdiger Grube to terminate his employment with immediate effect.
BADEN-Württemberg Ministry of Transport announced on January 26 that it has awarded DB Regio a contract to operate regional services on the Rhine Valley line from Karlsruhe to Basle in Switzerland.
CONSTRUCTION began on a €1.5bn project to upgrade a key rail freight link between the Netherlands and Germany on January 20, when North Rhine Westphalia state transport minister Mr Michael…
THE introduction of Škoda trains on DB Regio Oberbayern’s Munich - Nuremberg Express high-speed regional services moved a step closer on January 21, when a class 102 locomotive began…
THE first container train from China to Britain arrived at DB Cargo’s London Eurohub terminal in Barking on schedule on January 18, having left Yiwu in the eastern Chinese province…
AFTER a hugely challenging year in 2015, German Rail (DB) witnessed a return to growth in its long-distance passenger business during 2016 and has also enjoyed success in the German…
FOLLOWING an international tender, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Energy and Transport of the German state of Saarland announced on January 9 that DB Regio and Netinera subsidiary Vlexx…
GERMAN Rail’s rail freight division DB Cargo has agreed a technology partnership with Toshiba, Japan, including the development of hybrid locomotives, first mooted at InnoTrans, and the sale and lease-back…
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