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June 22, 2021
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's national rail operator on Tuesday announced plans to reopen 20 stretches of railway around the country that have been closed over the years, a move intended to help get more people and freight on trains as the country steps up efforts to fight climate change.
March 8, 2021
Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn are focusing on the rapid expansion of joint train-to-flight services. In Frankfurt today, the two companies presented their plans for a joint product initiative. The Lufthansa Express Rail network will be expanded by five additional cities. Starting in December, so-called "Sprinter", which are extra-fast high speed trains, will also travel to Frankfurt Airport for the first time. By expanding their cooperation, Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn are setting a new stan...
February 7, 2021
The Economic Times
National train operator Deutsche Bahn said main train routes between Hamburg and Hannover, Berlin and the west were canceled as snowdrifts piled up on the tracks and power lines. Some train connections in the east were also canceled, though most of the snow came down in the northwest.
January 26, 2021
Borussia Dortmund, Daimler, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bank and Volkswagen, in cooperation with Freundeskreis Yad Vashem e.V., have announced their decision to face up to their historical responsibility by sending a strong signal for freedom, democracy, diversity and peaceful coexistence during a joint online commemoration event. One day before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the participating companies published a joint declaration against antisemitism and racism together with Freu...
December 16, 2020
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has once again made the climate change A List published by CDP, a non-profit charity that manages a renowned global environmental disclosure system. DB's high score reflects its role as a global leader in the fight against climate change. It is the fourth time in as many years that DB, along with Canadian National Railway Company, has been selected as one of the world's most eco-friendly rail transport companies. Deutsche Bahn's place on the A List makes it one of the t...
November 26, 2020
Germany's national rail operator Deutsche Bahn has announced that it's developing a hydrogen-powered train with an eye to replacing diesel trains.
May 25, 2020
Deutsche Bahn is launching a hygiene and cleanliness campaign. Additional cleaning staff and modified cleaning plans will help keep passengers safe on trains and at stations even during the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning mid-week, DB will increase cleaning staff on long-distance trains, doubling the number of staff who clean ICE and IC trains during journeys to 500 by July. It will increase the number of these travelling cleaning staff to 600 by August. "The only way to protect ourselves...
December 12, 2019
DB Digital Ventures, Deutsche Bahn's vehicle for fostering new digital business models, is investing in Skyports. The young UK company intends to grow the industry for transporting goods and passengers using innovative aerial devices. DB aims to explore the vast potential that drone technology has for its customers. The two companies will test the integration of drones into logistics supply chains. Drone technology is developing at a rapid pace, said Dr. Sabina Jeschke, DB Management Bo...
November 1, 2019
Deutsche Bahn is in exclusive talks with U.S. buyout group Carlyle over the sale of the German rail operator's Arriva international passenger transport unit, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
September 22, 2019
Germany's Deutsche Bahn [DBN.UL] expects the government's 50 billion euro climate change package to generate the railway company's biggest growth spurt in its 180-year history, the state-owned firm's boss said on Sunday.
July 26, 2019
Deutsche Bahn (DB) continues to focus on growth and is progressively improving its quality and performance. Long distance patronage rose for the fifth time in a row in the first half of 2019: passenger numbers, which had already been high in the first half of 2018, increased by another 1.3% year on year. As of the end of June, a total of 71.8 million passengers - a new record - had used ICE and IC service. In all, DB expects to transport over 150 million long distance passengers in 2019, m...
July 19, 2019
Deutsche Bahn will resume acceptance of further ICE 4 trains with immediate effect. Siemens Mobility and Bombardier Transportation have reached an agreement with Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the Federal Railway Authority (EBA) on a reworking and testing concept for welds that were occasionally not executed in the specified quality on ICE 4 body shells. Since these deviations do not preclude safe operation, the affected cars can be used in passenger service. As a result of this agreement, five IC...
March 12, 2019
The CEBIT2018 trade fair will start in Hanover tomorrow, and Deutsche Bahn will be there to present new digital services designed to make rail travel even more appealing following their launch over the summer. The company will explain how artificial intelligence and blockchain can be used for train services and so benefit rail customers. Rail 4.0 - join us for a real experience Komfort Check-in makes rail travel even more relaxing. ICE passengers can use this new feature in the DB Na...