Regional transport authorities purchased a total of 673 million train-km from more than 60 train operating companies last year.

DB Regio’s share of the market fell by 4% to 67% and Transdev Germany was the incumbent’s largest competitor with a market share of 7%, followed by Netinera (5%) and Benex (3%). Eleven of DB’s competitors now control 27% of the overall market, with the remaining 6% distributed between 35 companies.