North Rhine Westphalia

KEOLIS Germany, which has been operating the Teutoburger Wald network in North-Rhine Westphalia since December 10 2017, has been warned officially by public transport authority Westfalen-Lippe Local Transport (NWL) for…
THE first Desiro HC driving car for the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) regional network was presented to North-Rhine Westphalia state transport minister Mr Michael Groschek at Siemens’ plant in Krefeld, Germany,…
FOLLOWING a European tender, Rhine-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) has acquired 48 class 422 EMUs used on Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn services from German Rail (DB) subsidiary DB Regio.
NATIONAL Express launched its first passenger operations on the German mainline network on December 13, when it took over the operation of two regional routes in North Rhine Westphaila from…
FOLLOWING a European tender, Rhine-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) announced on June 15 that it has selected National Express and Abellio for three contracts to operate the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) network…
THE government of the German state of North Rhine Westphalia has signed three financing and implementation agreements with Rhineland Transport Authority (NVR) and German Rail (DB) for the long-planned extension…
Enhancement projects are underway along the Rhine corridor to upgrade rail infrastructure and terminal facilities, increasing capacity to meet the enormous growth in freight predicted at Rhine delta ports, Anitra…
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.…

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