As a privately-owned open access operator in Austria, WESTbahn must ensure its rolling stock asset is always operational. Erich Forster, WESTbahn’s CEO, outlines what it takes to maintain their fleet, including the four pillars of maintenance activities it adheres to.
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DB has reported their key figures from the 2019 fiscal year, noting an increase in passenger numbers, record investment in infrastructure, but a decrease in profits.
Deutsche Bahn and Správa železnic are among a range of representatives from Germany and the Czech Republic to sign the Dresden–Prague route agreement.
Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s railway operator and infrastructure owner, is well prepared for winter. Read on to learn about the various activities and techniques they use to keep tracks and trains operational when the cold weather hits.
Deutsche Bahn's new trains, provided by Stadler, will operate on the Rostock–Berlin–Dresden intercity line as of 8 March 2020.
DB Cargo is starting the sustainable renewal of its shunting fleet.
The LuFV III programme will modernise and renew the infrastructure of the current rail network in Germany, including tracks, stations and signalling.
The codeshare agreement will help to provide a seamless connection to and from eight destinations in Germany for Qatar Airways passengers.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Katrin Höhne, Technical Excellence (TecEX) Manager at Deutsche Bahn, tells us about her work in the cross-divisional programme at DB and her vision for the future of rail.
Requirements of the tender include the delivery and testing of the world's first 5G-based network for automated rail operation.
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Katrin Höhne, Manager of the Group Programme Technical Excellence (TecEX) at Deutsche Bahn (DB), spoke to our Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of transparency in the rail sector and learning from each other to push forward rail’s digital transformation.
The adoption of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, in the rail sector has grown over recent years, but how effective is this technology and what true benefits does it bring? Speaking to Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, Stefanie Brickwede, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deutsche Bahn…
Dr Sigrid Nikutta will begin her tenure as a member of the Management Board in January 2020, heading Deutsche Bahn's freight transport business.
The new €300 million contract includes the construction of 15 KISS trains and complete maintenance to ensure high availability.
The companies will work in co-operation and is a result of RAIL.ONE’s win of the DB Netz AG’s tender for the planning, construction and operation of the new plant.