DB Group press releases

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November


Major contract: DB Cargo to invest in logistics for steel giant ArcelorMittal in Eisenhüttenstadt

Mainz

Ten-year contract for one of Germany's largest sites in the steel industry • Europe's most state-of-the-art facility to be built by summer 2021

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October


DB Cargo to connect ports at Rotterdam and Antwerp with Europe's economic hubs

Antwerp/Rotterdam/Mainz

Daily departures to and from the major European ports from December • DB Board Member Dr Sigrid Nikutta: "Reliable and plannable transports will take 70,000 lorries off the road each year, relieving both infrastructure and the environment"

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September


DB subsidiaries recognised as assessment bodies

Berlin

DB Systemtechnik GmbH and Railway Approvals Germany to support approvals for rail vehicles and rail infrastructure

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Digital voice assistants, integrated transport systems, and the new Call a Bike 5.0 – Deutsche Bahn is showcasing a host of innovative mobility solutions at GREENTECH FESTIVAL

DB supports the international festival for a sustainable future • Focus on green, forward-looking technology • A look inside DB's ideas generator for new digital customer offerings • planned investment of up to EUR 2 billion until 2024

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DB Engineering & Consulting acquiring ESE Engineering and Software-Entwicklung GmbH

Berlin

DB Engineering & Consulting acquiring ESE Engineering and Software-Entwicklung GmbH

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July


Covid-19 pandemic hits Deutsche Bahn hard • DB invests at record levels, laying groundwork for post-pandemic growth

DB CEO Richard Lutz presents H1 figures • Pandemic causes revenues and profits to fall sharply • Impairment at DB Arriva • DB keeps people and goods moving in difficult times

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Rail freight transport: pilot project launched to test automatic rail coupling

Berlin

DB forms consortium with five European partners • Test of digital automatic coupling begins

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DB invests one billion euros in new ICE: 30 additional ICE high-speed trains beginning in 2022

Order goes to Siemens Mobility• Future investment in strong rail system • New ICE trains to initially run between NRW and Munich • DB mainline fleet to grow 20 percent in coming years

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June


Signatures from a distance: DB Schenker develops a no-touch signature capture feature for deliveries in the coronavirus era

Essen

Innovative IT solution enables deliveries to be signed for from up to three meters • Protection of customers and employees • Plans call for the system to be rolled out across Europe

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May


Deutsche Bahn launches a hygiene and cleaning campaign

Berlin

More staff for cleaner trains and stations • DB Management Board Member Huber: “Taking the train is safe”

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