How it goes with the track? For the third Time within a month must track in-chief Lutz to the Minister of transport barn. It is unclear how the financing for the investment should look like.
Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer come together in the afternoon for the third Time since the beginning of the year with the top of the state-owned group's rail chief, Richard Lutz. At the talks it will be all about how the web can be more efficient. Therefore, the complex structures on the test bench.
don't to this Time deliver more than just train-in-chief Richard Lutz and his colleagues on the Executive Board proposals, such as punctuality and quality of service in the company as soon as possible, can be improved. This time should also be defined, such as the future financing of the yaw state group looks like.How high is the financial requirement?
Deutsche Bahn is highly indebted and in need of additional billion, for the modernisation of the fleet and of the network. In coalition circles it was said that it was unclear how the additional financial needs of the railway. The top management must provide information. The Federal government could make rail more equity in the medium term, more resources available. In addition, there are Considerations to sell the profitable track foreign subsidiary, DB Arriva, in order to get money for trains and rail network. This, however, is in the black-red coalition a controversial one - as well as the way that the railway's debt is even higher.
The Railways need billions more for investments."Need less water heads"
transport coalition politicians are calling for in front of the top make significant improvements in the state group, SPD parliamentary group Deputy Sören Bartol appealed to fundamental Changes to the structures: "We need to see the Deutsche Bahn, less water head in the Central and more responsibility for the employees on site," said Bartol, the news Agency dpa. The Unions-the transport politician Daniela Ludwig demanded a greater punctuality and better Service.
transport politicians Bartol said a modern railway in need of a modern Organisation. "This requires leaner structures, in the swift changes can be reacted. To this end, I expect the railway management to make concrete proposals." There should be a better linkage between the Board of managing Directors and the Executive committees of the individual divisions: "those Who think a defeat of the German railway will be met with the fierce resistance of the SPD." A solution of the rail network and the privatisation of the transport company will not give it with the SPD.Better punctuality, more Service -
The CSU-transport politician Ludwig said the dpa, the passengers of the train increases continuously, the volume of Goods handled. "The expectation of the railway is, therefore, quite clear: the Service and punctuality have to be better. From my point of view there is no knowledge problem, but rather an implementation problem." Processes need to be better and the responsibilities are clarified and coordinated.
receivables from the rail: Better Service, more Pünktktlichkeitfunds from the Truck-toll?
Green party leader, Anton Hofreiter advocated the use of revenue from the toll. "With the Truck toll and the removal of diesel subsidies, funds can be sent directly from the transport sector in the track," he told the "Saarbrücker Zeitung". The Railways had announced after a Meeting with Scheuer in the middle of January a package of measures, to come gradually out of the crisis. The trains should be improved on-time Service for the customers. To do this, more investment, more staff, and less congestion on the Rail to help.
The Federal court of auditors had asked the Federal government to take over as the owner of the rail more responsibility. With a push for higher rail-fares transport state Secretary Enak Ferlemann had harvested a lot of criticism. A spokeswoman Scheuers said, the fixing of prices was a "business decision" and is a matter for the railway.the Ministry's proposal, higher-railway rejects prices, 28.01.2019 Interview to the train: "Over the years, invested too little", 17.01.2019 Atlas |Germany |Berlin