DB Group press releases

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Bahnhofsuhr

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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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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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