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Railway Board intends to present a comprehensive strategy paper

More trains, better maintenance, enhanced infrastructure: The railway Board has, according to media 170 reports written-page strategy paper. This employs in addition to trains and rails with controversial advisors.

The management Board of Deutsche Bahn has for matching media, a comprehensive group reports, developed strategy to significantly attract more customers. According to the "DB umbrella strategy" to passenger doubled figures in the coming years, and routes, staff and fleet of trains to be strengthened.

"We rely on a strong Expansion of the rail", - quotes around the "mirror" from the paper. Three fields identified by the Board of Directors accordingly. The infrastructure is "robust", the Organisation "powerful" and offer "modern".

the beginning of the month was announced, the company is already strengthening important Connections. According to a "rail summit" in the Federal Ministry of transport, it became public that, for example, between Berlin and Hamburg-ICE trains in half an hour to go - however, until the timetable change in December 2021.

Expansion of a range of routes planned

The strategy paper is to be presented to the Supervisory Board later this month. According to the media reports, the Board referred to the Plan as an "enormous effort". Because the group is in need of not only hundreds of ICE with 200 the railroad alone expects to 2024. In addition, several routes would need to be expanded.

and tag the customers in the short term, but rather for frustration. Already this year there should be at peak times 800 sites at the same time, had communicated to the infrastructure management Board Ronald Pofalla in February.

sites for detours, and delays - in the long term, passengers will benefit but. (File photo)

closing with "sauna car"?

In the new strategy paper will be announced in addition, improved maintenance, in order to send trains with broken air-conditioning systems or coffee machines on the track. Overheated trains to be a permanent nuisance for the passengers and in the past few summers, there is always mockery, ridicule, and irritated comments.

railway stations, should be to "hubs of modern mobility" - with new services such as Carsharing, E-scooters and rentable work spaces, such as the "Süddeutsche Zeitung".

Less costly consultant

Spicy part of the paper: business consultant in the group in the future, hardly. Spicy this is because currently a scandal of consultant contracts suggests. As the company confirmed, is currently investigating abnormalities between contracts in the period 2010 to 2018. Also, former corporate management Board members are affected. The Supervisory Board announced a special meeting and demand a full investigation "without regard to persons".

railway abnormalities in consultant contracts, Free Wi-Fi in Intercity, 25.03.2019 news Atlas |Germany |Berlin

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