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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…
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…
NATIONAL Express Group has agreed in principle to sell its c2c rail franchise in Britain to Italian State Railways’ (FS) train operating subsidiary Trenitalia for around £70m, subject to approval…
GERMAN regional operator Länderbahn is set to continue operating Alex regional services from Munich to destinations in Franconia and the Allgäu after Bavarian railway authority BEG directly awarded the IR…
THE partial privatisation of Italian State Railways (FS) moved a step closer on November 23, when Council of Ministers granted preliminary approval for the sale of a 40% stake in…
THE Bavarian Railway Authority (BEG) and Karlovy Vary regional transport authority have signed an eight-year contract with Netinera Germany subsidiary Länderbahn to operate a new cross-border Hof - Cheb service,…
NETINERA Germany subsidiary Regentalbahn has awarded Alstom a contract to supply 12 two-car Lint 41 DMUs for its Oberpfalzbahn network in southeastern Germany to replace the fleet of Link DMUs…
NETINERA'S Four Land Express (Vlexx) concession, which took over regional services in parts of three western German federal states plus cross-border trains to Alsace, France, on December 14, has been…
New operators and new rolling stock have brought a splash of colour to Germany's liberalised regional passenger market. They have also arguably greatly improved the level of service on offer.…
In an exclusive interview, Mauro Moretti, CEO of Italian State Railways (FS), explains how the national railway has managed to weather one of the worst financial and economic crises to…
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