Topic: Deutsche Bahn

GDL and DB have reached an agreement, putting an end to a series of rail strikes in Germany

GDL and DB reach collective agreement

After five months of dialogue, the German Locomotive Drivers’ Union (GDL) and Deutsche Bahn reached a collective agreement in Berlin on March 26, 2024. The agreement will be retroactively implemented from 1 November 2023 and...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey
In the picture from left to right: Florian Wunderlich (Senior Logistics and Factory Planner, Logsol), Sebastian Bartsch (Project Engineer, Arcadis) Thorsten Praulinsch (Senior Foreman, Wayss & Freytag), Hermann Granig (Foreman, Rhomberg), Dr Hartmut Freystein (Head of the Berlin branch office of the Federal Railway Authority), Dr Daniela Gerd tom Markotten (Head of Digitalisation and Technology at Deutsche Bahn), Dr Dietmar Woidke (Minister President of the State of Brandenburg), Marietta Tzschoppe (Mayor of Cottbus), Tobias Schick (Mayor of Cottbus), Mathias Jessen (Business Unit Manager Building Technologies, ENGIE), Domenic Blancke (Planner, Baumert & Peschos).

DB breaks ground on new ICE maintenance facility

The construction of the second hall at the ICE maintenance facility of Deutsche Bahn (DB) in Cottbus has begun. Brandenburg’s Minister President, Dr. Dietmar Woidke, and Dr. Daniela Gerd Tom Markotten, DB’s Executive Board Member...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey
Hamburg Hauptbahnhof

What is the state of railway competition in Germany?

“Where does the still unshakable political trust in Deutsche Bahn come from?”, associations Mofair and die Güterbahnen wonder. They recently published a report about the state of competition amongst rail operators in Germany, something they would like...Read more
|2 comments|author: Esther Geerts
Arriva, soon no longer "a DB company"

Deutsche Bahn sells Arriva to US-based investor

German state-owned railway company Deutsche Bahn is selling Arriva group, active in passenger transport in 10 countries across Europe, to the global investment fund I Squared Capital. The transaction is expected to close in 2024,...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts