Germany's long-haul bus-travel sector is booming. But vehicle manufacturers have so far seen very little of the profits. Now, with buses in short supply, they too are starting to reap the benefits.
Anyone who has traveled by rail in Germany knows there is a huge disconnect between reputation and reality when it comes to punctuality and service. DW looks at who is to blame, and what can be done to fix it.
The train, made famous in the 2015 Bond movie "Spectre", trundles tourists between the town of Oujda and the former mining city of Bouarfa along a 350-kilometre-long (215-mile) stretch of desert.
Heated toilets that spray users clean, train seats that revolve so passengers can admire the scenery: welcome to Japan, where hospitality and customer service form part of the country's DNA.
Deadly accidents, dirty stations and coaches, decrepit equipment and unpunctual trains mark India's vast, outdated and inefficient rail infrastructure. Will Japanese bullet trains make a difference?
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