German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has launched the biggest rail network and service revamp in two decades, with tens of billions of euros now being spent on overhauling its operations.
The aim of the large-scale modernization program is to offer travelers more punctuality and be profitable amid fresh competition from a demonopolized bus service industry in Europe's power house. This page collates recent DW content on the topic.
The tragedy in Frankfurt will have serious consequences for an already-tense societal debate in Germany. That's why it's so important that the media report the truth completely, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
The German government is to fund a massive 10-year modernization program, a newspaper has reported. The proposals could offer relief for commuters who have long complained about the tardiness of Deutsche Bahn trains.