Topic: Germany

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
A video ticket machine, source: Deutsche Bahn (DB)

Deutsche Bahn improves ticketing with video machines

100 vending machines with video assistance are available in Germany for the passengers travelling by train. They were installed by Deutsche Bahn within its self-service policy. After the coronavirus outbreak, these apparatuses have taken a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn starts a cleaning offensive

Deutsche Bahn has started a massive cleaning campaign across Germany. More than 4,300 members of staff clean trains and stations every day. Special attention is given to the areas, which are touched by the travellers...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Alstom gears up for ATO tests in Germany

French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom plans to perform the Automatic Train Operation (ATO) tests in Germany. The research project will start in 2021. Meanwhile, the automated operations on a regional route in Lower Saxony are...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn improves rail link to Baltic coast

65 million euros and eight months of the construction works. That’s how much money and time Deutsche Bahn needed to extensively modernise the Warnemünde station. As a result, the passengers can travel the long-distance trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
VR FleetCare, source: Atte Mäläskä/VR Group

Positive trend for women in rail sector

Women account for 21.41 per cent of the railway staff in Europe. Such a conclusion has been made by the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF)...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Sweden plans night train to Belgium

Sweden is planning to improve its rail connectivity with other European countries. The night train from Malmö to Brussels via Cologne could be launched in two or three years. To do this, the Scandinavian country...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Trains in Hamburg Metro power local station

Trains running in Hamburg U-Bahn are able to power one of the metro stations. This was made possible by the Hesop energy converter that collects and redirects braking energy into the grid. The innovative solution...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko