DB Group press releases

Stage

Bahnhofsuhr

Stage

August


GDL pursues its quest for power at the expense of customers and employees

Berlin

DB calls on GDL to finally start serious negotiations • Seiler: "We have already made the union a serious offer. One party cannot simply dictate the terms of a collective agreement" • Special policy in place for passengers during the strike...

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Deutsche Bahn will again keep basic services running during GDL strike

Berlin

Germany-wide long-distance capacity of roughly 25% from 23 August • Restricted operations in local transport • Timetable available on bahn.de and in DB Navigator from 3:00 pm on Friday • DB to apply wide-ranging goodwill arrangements again...

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GDL is taking things too far, says DB; real reason behind strike is fight to gain influence

Berlin

Completely unnecessary burden on passengers and freight customers • fight to gain influence more important to GDL than speedy solution • DB calls on GDL to return to negotiating table • DB regrets expected service restrictions for passengers...

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DB calls on GDL union to show readiness to resolve dispute

Berlin

DB willing to resume negotiations as early as this weekend • Head of HR Martin Seiler: "Let's return to the facts – the only way out of this is to sit down and discuss things" • Threat of further strikes not justified • Management contributing...

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GDL strike puts 300 freight trains out of action

Berlin

Supply lines protected for power plants and key industrial companies: DB Cargo kept important train connections up and running • Work started last night to tackle backlog at marshalling yards

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Millions of people affected by GDL strike

Berlin

DB's replacement timetables guaranteed two days of reliable connections for local and long-distance passengers • DB says a big "Thank you!" for the calm and tolerant reaction of travellers and commuters • Goodwill arrangements to remain in place...

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Replacement timetable: DB increases the number of long-distance trains by over 10%

Berlin

Customers benefit from the addition of some 15,000 more seats• A total of around 220 long-distance trains will be in operation today

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Day two of the GDL strike: DB's replacement timetables operate smoothly again

Berlin

Replacement schedules again in use on Thursday • Details are available in the timetable information feature on bahn.de and in the DB Navigator app • Free strike hotline • DB's customers benefit from company's goodwill arrangements

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GDL strike disrupts supply chains: 190 freight trains out of action

Berlin

Nationwide repercussions for DB Cargo • DB Cargo is working with rail transport companies throughout Germany and Europe to safeguard deliveries

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New sources of renewable energy: Deutsche Bahn secures hydroelectric power from Norway

Berlin

Deliveries will cover almost a week's worth of traction power requirements • DB CEO Richard Lutz: "DB's ambitious climate protection plans are outstripping supplies of domestically generated renewable power" • Two more renewable power contracts...

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