Tag Archives: Deutsche Bahn

Alstom’s latest ETCS standard and its world-first data fusion algorithms to measure location and speed of trains get certified

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, Alstom earns full certification¹ of the latest interoperability standard for rail, ETCS² Baseline 3 Release 2. Alstom has also been certified by Belgorail³ to … Read the full press release

Alstom equipped 70 ICE T, 66 ICE 3 and 40 ICE 1 high speed trains with its Atlas 200 for Deutsche Bahn

Saint-Ouen, France, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been equipping for Deutsche Bahn the complete ICE high speed fleet, intended for the German Unity Transport Project VDE 8, with its Atlas 200 onboard control systems (ETCS/ERTMS[1] level 2 baseline 3). On 10 … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bahn to increase renewable energy share in the traction current mix of its rail transport services to 45%

“We have a special obligation,” says Management Board Member Ronald Pofalla DB customers travel 100 million green train-kilometers a year BERLIN, 29-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bahn has upped its climate protection targets for 2020. “We aim to cut specific CO2 … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bahn and Arriva to launch new long-distance IC Bus service on 23 June from Germany to Belgium, via the Netherlands

Leicestershire, England, 19-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bahn (DB), in conjunction with Arriva, will launch a new long-distance IC Bus service on 23 June from Germany to Belgium, via the Netherlands. The new route, which will run from Dusseldorf to Antwerp, via Eindhoven, … Read the full press release

STRABAG’s subsidiary Züblin AG to build 5.9 km Albabstieg Tunnel along the new Wendlingen–Ulm rail line for € 250 million

Construction planning and preparations to begin shortly, tunnelling to begin in spring 2014 Construction time for the 5.9 km tunnel estimated at four-and-a-half years Contract value € 250 million Vienna, 23-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG SE, one of Europe’s leading construction groups, … Read the full press release

EC invites comments from interested parties on German railway incumbent Deutsche Bahn commitments concerning its pricing system for traction current in Germany

16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by the German railway incumbent Deutsche Bahn (DB) regarding its pricing system for traction current in Germany. Traction current is electricity used to power locomotives. … Read the full press release

Arriva UK Trains selected National Champion and will represent UK in the prestigious 2013/2014 European Business Awards (EBAs)

12-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Arriva UK Trains has been selected as a National Champion and will represent the UK in the prestigious 2013/2014 European Business Awards (EBAs). The business, which is responsible for overseeing Arriva group’s eight UK rail businesses*, beat … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation signed EUR 110M contract with Deutsche Bahn to delivery six modern train sets to operate on Nurnberg – Ingolstadt – Munich railway track

Plzeň, 06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Representatives of the Škoda Transportation company and the German operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) signed a contract for the delivery of six modern train sets, amounting to 110 million euro. The vehicles will be operating in Bavaria on the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bahn acquired Veolia Transport Central Europe

Takeover of Veolia Transport Central Europe makes DB Arriva the largest international operator of passenger transport services in Central and Eastern Europe Berlin, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deutsche Bahn has acquired the Central and East European business operations from Veolia … Read the full press release

Deployment of quieter freight trains starts in Germany

Low-cost whisper brakes authorized for use throughout Europe • retrofitting of Deutsche Bahn’s existing rolling stock fleet now underway • Federal government provides funding – transport companies make their contribution Berlin, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deployment of quieter freight trains starts … Read the full press release

voestalpine AG statement on Deutsche Bahn press release regarding the German rail cartel

27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dr. Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of voestalpine AG, made the following statement regarding the agreement with Deutsche Bahn: “We are very pleased that, after very intense negotiations, agreement with Deutsche Bahn has … Read the full press release