DB’s summer schedule begins with record number of seats
Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) summer timetable went into effect on Sunday with more than 3 million seats available on the long-distance ICE trains on a weekly basis. This is a 20-percent increase over 2019 and a new record for the company.
DB now deploys 32 so-called XXL ICE trains with a capacity of 1,000 passengers each. The company als offers new direct connections and additional services on populair lines.
For example, the eastern German city of Chemnitz gains a high-speed connection in the summer timetable for links to nearby Dresden, Berlin, Rostock and the Baltic Coast. People in the town of Flensburg, situated on the border with Denmark, will be able to travel to Prague via Hamburg, Berlin and Dresden.
It being the summer schedule, the timetable also features direct connections to the coastal towns of Warnemünde, Binz on Rügen, Stralsund and Rostock.
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