The goal of rail chief Lutz was ambitious: 82 percent of the long-distance trains should be on time. The balance sheet, which he pulls out now, is sobering. Just under three-quarters of the tracks reached in 2018, its objectives according to Plan.
The passengers of the Deutsche Bahn had to wait for 2018 more common on late cars. Every fourth long-distance train of Deutsche Bahn has in the past year too late. An annual average of 74.9 percent of the ICE, intercity and Eurocity from reaching their destinations on time, such as the railway to news Agency dpa reported on request. The local transport including S-Bahn landed, therefore, at 94.0 percent. For all day-to-day of the year value of 93.5 percent.
train-in-chief Richard Lutz already had to give up mid-year, his goals for 2018.objective
missed This, missed the traffic group, his to the beginning of the year goal of 82 percent. This objective had to be abandoned rail chief Richard Lutz in July. At the same time, he had not spoken of a turnaround in the second half of the year, which has occurred. In comparison to the previous year (78.5 per cent) fell in the year, punctuality of 3.6 percentage points.
After the weak previous months, the railway increased its output in December 2018 rate: 76.9 percent of the long-distance trains arrived on time, 6.5 points more than in November. This was the best value since February. Overall, the punctuality is in the long-distance transport to the lowest level since 2015. The best rate over the past ten years in 2009 was 81.2%. At the worst it ran the year of 2010 at 72.4 percent. The rail enhances your trains up to a delay of less than six minutes as punctual.