the German railway system is faced with numerous problems, the sound harsh. "This is now a disaster event," said Bahn Supervisory Board Klaus-Dieter Hommel, who is also Deputy head of the railway Union EVG, the "world on Sunday". "If Deutsche Bahn would be a car manufacturer, would be mounted on the steering wheels at the rear and the wheels at the top."
finally, the punctuality rate was decreased for long-distance trains, there are also technical problems and high financing needs. Track boss Richard Lutz and network management Board Ronald Pofalla, must, according to the "doublet" at 15. January, to introduce in the Federal Ministry of transport key points for measures to improve the situation, and submit them to the Supervisory Board.
"I expect the Board of Directors, he explains comprehensible how the financial needs will be covered," said Chairman of the Supervisory Board Michael Odenwald to the sheet. "The Board must now work with the owner, the Confederation, a road to take, and the Supervisory Board in the March meeting, a concept submit."
Recently, the transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) had reminded us that the quality should rise when driving a train in the new year as soon as possible. There is time pressure. "This is a huge task for the top of the track" said Scheuer. The Federal government sits as the owner representatives in the Supervisory Board monitor Management.More about
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order The Bahn plans to invest, according to previous statements from its own resources in the next five years, five billion euros, in addition to trains and rail network. Four billion euros of which are not yet funded, as in the circuits of the control panel. According to the "doublet"information of the capital requirement is much higher: "If the measures for strengthening of rail transport will be implemented in the coalition agreement, then everything in all, eight to ten billion euros must be raised in the next four years", cited the sheet is a particular, not called a Supervisory Board member.