The Federal court of auditors has accused the Federal government as the owner of the Deutsche Bahn, a serious deficiency in the structural orientation of the group. "The Federal government and DB AG have missed the core objectives of the 25 years ago initiated the restructuring of the Railways," said court President Kay Scheller in Berlin on Thursday. The Federal leave the train. "He's not positioned." The government must make it clear what would have to be for a he.
To do this, the court submitted a special report to the Bundestag. The state should work to ensure that the railway infrastructure is expanded and the transport services take account of the Welfare of the General public bill.
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"Not required parts of the company should be sold", recommended the report to the rail group. This concerns in particular the foreign subsidiary Arriva, and the international logistics subsidiary, Schenker AG. The domestic core business, not because profits remained abroad, - said Scheller. There are no positive effects would result. The proceeds of the railway could strengthen, according to the court of auditors, their Financing capacity for new trains.
The Federal government needs to define from the point of view of the court of auditors the objective of the railway in Germany. It should be clarified whether or not the railway of the Federal government focused primarily for profit or the public good required should be. This meant, to consider a separation of network and operation.More about
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