Topic: Germany

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

Kombiverkehr offers new route München-Wels

Starting this week, Kombiverkehr is offering a new intermodal route between Germany and Austria. Trains are already up and running direct journeys between the München-Riem and Wels CTT terminals. Three departures per week in both...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

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