DB Group press releases

Stage

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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186 containers against Coronavirus: DB Schenker supplies protective equipment for Lombardy

Berlin

1300 tons of medical overalls and glasses for the health care system • Complete supply chain service from one single source • Transport by train, ship and truck from China to Northern Italy in just 15 days

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April


45 Cargo Flights in May: DB Schenker starts China-Shuttle from Shanghai to Munich

Essen

Three Boeing 767 passenger aircraft from Icelandair converted exclusively for DB Schenker • Further connections planned, including to Chicago • Urgently-needed capacity to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus

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New Management Board at DB Cargo: 50% women, more customer centric and on track for growth

Berlin

Dr. Martina Niemann, Thorsten Dieter and Ralf-Günter Kloss appointed to Management Board • New board division established for service design

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March


DB 2019: Long distance patronage over 150 million for the first time • DB Regio achieves successful turnaround • Investment program expanded, with a focus on DB's rail infrastructure

Berlin

Increase in revenues • Decrease in profits • DB CEO Richard Lutz: "Investment in the future of rail will take priority in the coming years, which will be visible in our bottom line"

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February


DB and Ukrainian railway JSC Ukrzaliznytsia sign MoU on strategic partnership

Berlin

The agreement provides for support in modernization and management • DB Engineering & Consulting is one of the world's leading engineering companies in the transport sector

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January


Battery improves climate footprint: DB Cargo buys 50 Toshiba hybrid locomotives

Tokyo - Kiel - Frankfurt

DB Cargo is starting the sustainable renewal of its shunting locomotive fleet – series assembly in the current Rostock maintenance depot creates state-of-the-art jobs

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December


Deutsche Bahn boosts rail from the sky

Berlin/London

Deutsche Bahn invests in Skyports • Investment aimed at exploring potential for linking rail with cargo and passenger drones

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November


Alexander Doll to leave the DB Management Board

Berlin

The Member of the Management Board for Finance, Freight Transport and Logistics will leave the company as of December 31

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DB Supervisory Board approves new Management Board structure and earmarks EUR 1 billion for new trains

Dr. Sigrid Nikutta, CEO of BVG, will head the Freight Transport Board Division as of January • EUR 1 billion for additional trains will create 600 new jobs

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