Topic: Deutsche Bahn

A marshalling yard in Berlin, picture: DB AG / Kai Michael Neuhold

Deutsche Bahn settles conflict with union GDL

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the Union of German Locomotive Drivers (GDL) have agreed on a collective agreement. After multiple strikes, this settles the collective bargaining conflict with the union. DB will give employees two corona...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

How sensible are rail strikes?

ANALYSIS – What is the impact of strikes on rail freight? How long can the industry feel the consequences, and does it really make sense for train drivers to go on a strike?Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

First day of train strike in Germany

UPDATE – The first day of the train drivers strike in Germany finds the country paralysed. Passenger transport is the most heavily impacted. As for rail freight, a more comprehensive image of the situation will...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Is it time for a railway reform in Germany?

ANALYSIS – After a report from the German Monopoly commission, now seven rail and passenger organisations call to separate Deutsche Bahn’s infrastructure management and operations. What are the arguments made by the various parties, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

DB reactivates 20 decommisioned routes

Deutsche Bahn will revive 20 lines with a total of 245 kilometres of track. “Every kilometre of track is active climate protection”, says DB Network Board Member Jens Bergmann. On Tuesday, 22 June, Deutsche Bahn...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts