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Record number of containers transported on China-Germany route in 2016

Record number of containers transported on China-Germany route in 2016

Deutsche Bahn transported a record number of more than 40,000 containers by rail between Germany and China in 2016. “We transported more than 40,000 containers – the largest volume of freight ever – across the world’s longest rail route,” said Ronald Pofalla, Board Member for Economic, Legal and Regulatory Affairs …

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Bombardier inaugurates new production hall at its Wroclaw site

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Bombardier Transportation inaugurated a new 20,000 square meter production and painting hall for high speed train car bodies today at its Wroclaw site in Poland. The new hall, equipped with unique 3D laser-welding technology, will support the production ramp-up of car bodies for Deutsche Bahn’s ICE4 train. With a capital expenditure …

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ArcelorMittal secures another year of rail deliveries to Deutsche Bahn

ArcelorMittal secures another year of rail deliveries to Deutsche Bahn

ArcelorMittal has secured rail deliveries to Deutsche Bahn for another year, until 2018. The two companies also cooperate on developing new rail products together. Following this contract extension, ArcelorMittal will have supplied Deutsche Bahn continuously for four years. The German rail network provider will receive rails from ArcelorMittal´s production facilities in Spain and Poland, totalling …

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DB Netz selects Nokia to operate communications network for S-Bahn Berlin

DB Netz selects Nokia to operate communications network for S-Bahn Berlin

DB Netz AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, has selected Nokia to manage an advanced communications network for S-Bahn Berlin. The network helps ensure safety, security and efficient operations on the railway system operating in and around Berlin. Nokia will provide managed services for S-Bahn Berlin’s Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching …

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Deutsche Bahn increases market presence in China

Deutsche Bahn increses market presence in China, signs new agreements

Deutsche Bahn (DB) signed today two memoranda of understanding in China, aiming to increase market presence. During Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to China, DB and CRRC (China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation) have agreed to continue cooperation in the establishment and the optimization of a maintenance system for high-speed multiple units and in providing mutual support for solving operational …

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Deutsche Bahn to make extensive ticket distribution practice changes 

Deutsche Bahn to make extensive ticket distribution practice changes

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has committed to bring extensive changes to ticket distribution practices, following the investigations of the Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s independent competition authority. The new measures to be implemented will improve the ticket sale facilities of DB’s competitors. In 2014, the Bundeskartellamt has initiated proceedings against Deutsche Bahn AG on the suspicion that it has abused its dominant position in the sale …

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First container train on China – France route reaches Lyon

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The first container train linking Wuhan, the capital city of central China, to France has reach Vénissieux Saint-Priest intermodal terminal near Lyon on the 21st of April, after completing 11,300 km in 15 days. The train transported 41 containers loaded with mechanical, electronic and chemical products on the New Silk Route, passing through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland and Germany.  “This pilot …

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Caverion lands EUR 19 million contract with Deutsche Bahn

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Caverion has signed a EUR 19 million agreement with Deutsche Bahn AG for providing building systems and Technical Maintenance for a new maintenance center for trains in Cologne, Germany.  Caverion’s delivery covers Project Execution for the following technical disciplines: Heating and Sanitation, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Cooling and Automation. After completion in …

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EUR 40.5 billion in revenues for Deutsche Bahn in 2015

Die modernste ICE 3-Generation: Der Velaro D / The latest ICE 3 generation: The Velaro D

Deutsche Bahn has reported EUR 40.5 billion in revenues for 2015, up by EUR 748 million, or 1.9%compared to 2104. At EUR 1.76 billion, adjusted EBIT was down EUR 350 million, or 16.6%, from the previous year’s figure. Due in part to special write-downs in rail freight transport and non-recurring items as a …

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DB Schenker Rail rebrands into DB Cargo

DB Cargo establishes subsidiary in the Czech Republic

Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight business,  DB Schenker Rail has been renamed DB Cargo and will use the DB logo going forward.  All the companies in Germany and abroad that currently have “DB Schenker Rail” in their name will be integrated into the new naming structure by the end of 2016. …

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