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DB Bahn - Articles and news items

Deutsche Bahn plans to introduce driverless trains by 2021

Rail industry news / 17 June 2016 /

Rüdiger Grube, CEO of Deutsche Bahn (DB), has told a German newspaper the rail company is planning to introduce driverless trains by as early as 2021.

SNCF-DB rail alliance continues with new ICE 3

Rail industry news / 24 July 2015 /

The cross-border SNCF-DB rail alliance between France and Germany has been extended for 5 years following a new fleet of class 407 ICE 3 entering service between Frankfurt and Paris Gare de l’Est.

Upgraded Berlin North-South S-Bahn tunnel begins operation

Rail industry news / 5 May 2015 /

Passenger operation has commenced on the recently refurbished Berlin North-South S-Bahn tunnel.

DB & SNCF agree continued partnership

InnoTrans 2014, Rail industry news / 24 September 2014 /

On 23rd September at InnoTrans 2014, DB and SNCF jointly agreed to continue operating high-speed trains between Germany and France in a joint venture until at least 2020…

DB Netze weathers the economic crisis

Issue 2 2009, Past issues / 26 March 2009 /

Rail industry expert John Gough describes the role of DB Netze in the upgrading of the German rail network, despite the challenges of the economic crisis.