How to navigate the Deutsche Bahn train strikes in your region of Germany
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How to navigate the Deutsche Bahn train strikes in your region of Germany

A standoff between the GDL train drivers’ union and Deutsche Bahn means that rail services will be crippled nationwide in Germany for five days. Here’s the information you need to navigate the strikes in your region.

EXPLAINED: How Germany is finally set to improve Wifi and phone signal on trains
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EXPLAINED: How Germany is finally set to improve Wifi and phone signal on trains

‘We’re running late on this’: Deutsche Bahn promises better Wifi on German trains by 2026
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‘We’re running late on this’: Deutsche Bahn promises better Wifi on German trains by 2026

Delayed train? Germany’s Deutsche Bahn to give online refunds for first time
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Delayed train? Germany’s Deutsche Bahn to give online refunds for first time

Everything that changes in Germany in February 2021
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Everything that changes in Germany in February 2021

Deutsche Bahn reports highest punctuality rate in 15 years
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Deutsche Bahn reports highest punctuality rate in 15 years

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new long-distance rail timetable
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Germany’s new long-distance rail timetable

Coronavirus pushes Deutsche Bahn into ‘worst-ever financial crisis’
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Coronavirus pushes Deutsche Bahn into ‘worst-ever financial crisis’

Deutsche Bahn warns of worst-ever loss due to pandemic
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Deutsche Bahn warns of worst-ever loss due to pandemic

Trains to travel between major German cities every 30 minutes
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Trains to travel between major German cities every 30 minutes

Restored historic train line to connect Berlin with Prague and Vienna

Restored historic train line to connect Berlin with Prague and Vienna

Union boss accuses Deutsche Bahn of playing on job-cut fears
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Union boss accuses Deutsche Bahn of playing on job-cut fears

Man arrested over German rail sabotage attempt
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Man arrested over German rail sabotage attempt

Loose bolts on high-speed ICE rail line was a ‘possible attack’, say German police
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Loose bolts on high-speed ICE rail line was a ‘possible attack’, say German police

Deutsche Bahn halts rail services throughout Germany as storm intensifies
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Deutsche Bahn halts rail services throughout Germany as storm intensifies

Deutsche Bahn rejects 25 Bombardier trains over ‘manufacturing defects’
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Deutsche Bahn rejects 25 Bombardier trains over ‘manufacturing defects’

Update: Germany to invest €62 billion to modernize rail network
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Update: Germany to invest €62 billion to modernize rail network

How German startups are profiting from Deutsche Bahn delays
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How German startups are profiting from Deutsche Bahn delays

What you need to know about Deutsche Bahn’s new reduced ticket prices
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What you need to know about Deutsche Bahn’s new reduced ticket prices

What you need to know about Germany’s new 2020 train timetable
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What you need to know about Germany’s new 2020 train timetable

Deutsche Bahn to introduce its own ‘Siri’ to better assist customers
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Deutsche Bahn to introduce its own ‘Siri’ to better assist customers

Major train delays hit western Germany as police hunt murder suspect
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Major train delays hit western Germany as police hunt murder suspect

Lack of staff at German railway stations raises safety concerns
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Lack of staff at German railway stations raises safety concerns

Deutsche Bahn to stop using cancer-linked pesticide on its tracks
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Deutsche Bahn to stop using cancer-linked pesticide on its tracks

How travelling by train in Germany is set to improve
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How travelling by train in Germany is set to improve

Why so many trains in Germany are late
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Why so many trains in Germany are late

How tickets for long-distance trains in Germany could become much cheaper
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How tickets for long-distance trains in Germany could become much cheaper

Passengers shocked after high-speed German ICE train ‘hit by bullets’
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Passengers shocked after high-speed German ICE train ‘hit by bullets’

Deutsche Bahn reports record revenues despite train delays
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Deutsche Bahn reports record revenues despite train delays

Deutsche Bahn to spend over €10 billion to improve rail services
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Deutsche Bahn to spend over €10 billion to improve rail services

Rail passengers in Germany paid €53.6 million compensation over late trains
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Rail passengers in Germany paid €53.6 million compensation over late trains

Deutsche Bahn execs to discuss how to pull company out of debt
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Deutsche Bahn execs to discuss how to pull company out of debt

How Deutsche Bahn plans to improve its service and staffing in 2019
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How Deutsche Bahn plans to improve its service and staffing in 2019

Train passengers face more disruption after rail strike
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Train passengers face more disruption after rail strike

Update: Rail strike causes chaos throughout Germany
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Update: Rail strike causes chaos throughout Germany

Deutsche Bahn price increases to kick in this weekend
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Deutsche Bahn price increases to kick in this weekend

Deutsche Bahn raising prices, adding new routes
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Deutsche Bahn raising prices, adding new routes

Everything that changes in Germany in August 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in August 2018

Deutsche Bahn to beef up express Berlin-Munich route amid soaring passenger numbers
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Deutsche Bahn to beef up express Berlin-Munich route amid soaring passenger numbers

Deutsche Bahn to offer new budget ticket for long distance travellers
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Deutsche Bahn to offer new budget ticket for long distance travellers

Bavarian police arrest traffic controller after train crash claims two lives
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Bavarian police arrest traffic controller after train crash claims two lives

140,000 Deutsche Bahn trains never arrived at their destination last year
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140,000 Deutsche Bahn trains never arrived at their destination last year

Extreme cold wreaks havoc on suburban trains in Munich and Berlin
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Extreme cold wreaks havoc on suburban trains in Munich and Berlin

Deutsche Bahn ‘exploited climate change’ to duck blame for train delays
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Deutsche Bahn ‘exploited climate change’ to duck blame for train delays

What now? Rail and air travel in Germany after the hurricane
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What now? Rail and air travel in Germany after the hurricane

Number of train passengers travelling between Berlin and Munich doubles
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Number of train passengers travelling between Berlin and Munich doubles

Why the new Berlin-Munich rail line has got off to such a bad start
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Why the new Berlin-Munich rail line has got off to such a bad start

‘Historic’ opening of Berlin-Munich high-speed rail line hit by delays, cancellations
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‘Historic’ opening of Berlin-Munich high-speed rail line hit by delays, cancellations

This is how much quicker German trains will be starting Sunday
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This is how much quicker German trains will be starting Sunday

‘Treated like criminals’: two tourists describe their ordeal with Munich ticket inspectors
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‘Treated like criminals’: two tourists describe their ordeal with Munich ticket inspectors

Opening of new Berlin-Munich high-speed train line to be celebrated Friday
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Opening of new Berlin-Munich high-speed train line to be celebrated Friday

Can Germans fast track California’s delayed high-speed rail project?
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Can Germans fast track California’s delayed high-speed rail project?

New ‘eTuk-Tuk’ shuttle service to be tested in Frankfurt
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New ‘eTuk-Tuk’ shuttle service to be tested in Frankfurt

High-speed train from Munich to Berlin abandoned after it hits wild boar
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High-speed train from Munich to Berlin abandoned after it hits wild boar

Controversy, as Deutsche Bahn plans to name train after Anne Frank
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Controversy, as Deutsche Bahn plans to name train after Anne Frank

Deutsche Bahn raises ticket prices between Berlin and Munich by 14 percent
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Deutsche Bahn raises ticket prices between Berlin and Munich by 14 percent

Test phase begins for train tickets free from hassle of conductor
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Test phase begins for train tickets free from hassle of conductor

7 trains delayed as French tourists use tracks as bike path to idyllic island
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7 trains delayed as French tourists use tracks as bike path to idyllic island

International cyber attacks put ransoms on German rail station screens
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International cyber attacks put ransoms on German rail station screens

IN PICS: Empty high-speed train in Frankfurt derails in dramatic crash
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IN PICS: Empty high-speed train in Frankfurt derails in dramatic crash

Germany’s train service just trolled Trump super hard
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Germany’s train service just trolled Trump super hard

German rail giant ramps up ‘Silk Road’ freight line to China
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German rail giant ramps up ‘Silk Road’ freight line to China

Meet the Berlin train startup taking on Deutsche Bahn
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Meet the Berlin train startup taking on Deutsche Bahn

Travelling Germany by train? Better get there early
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Travelling Germany by train? Better get there early

Austria comes to rescue of German sleeper trains
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Austria comes to rescue of German sleeper trains

Deutsche Bahn jacks up prices for first time in 3 years
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Deutsche Bahn jacks up prices for first time in 3 years

DB wants to arm conductors with pepper spray, martial arts
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DB wants to arm conductors with pepper spray, martial arts

New train line to cut 2 hours off Berlin-Munich trips
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New train line to cut 2 hours off Berlin-Munich trips

German Rail records billion Euro loss after troubled year
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German Rail records billion Euro loss after troubled year

Deutsche Bahn goes door-to-door with electric cars
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Deutsche Bahn goes door-to-door with electric cars

Woman seeks compensation for wetting herself on train
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Woman seeks compensation for wetting herself on train

Railway sunbather brings trains to a halt
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Railway sunbather brings trains to a halt

Rail strikes continue after union rejects talks
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Rail strikes continue after union rejects talks

Train drivers hang on for second strike day
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Train drivers hang on for second strike day

Deutsche Bahn flirts with drivers’ strike deadline
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Deutsche Bahn flirts with drivers’ strike deadline

Attacks on train staff surge by 25 percent
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Attacks on train staff surge by 25 percent

Deutsche Bahn wins allies in air cartel suit
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Deutsche Bahn wins allies in air cartel suit

Hundreds stranded on faulty ICE train
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Hundreds stranded on faulty ICE train

Businesses say train strikes cost over €500m
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Businesses say train strikes cost over €500m

Court overturns firing for sleepy train chef
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Court overturns firing for sleepy train chef

Unions can’t agree in rail pay battle
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Unions can’t agree in rail pay battle

Second train union threatens strike action
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Second train union threatens strike action

Deutsche Bahn goes to court to end strike
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Deutsche Bahn goes to court to end strike

Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return
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Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return

The man who stopped Germany’s trains
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The man who stopped Germany’s trains

Train drivers vote in favour of strikes
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Train drivers vote in favour of strikes

Deutsche Bahn freezes most ticket prices
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Deutsche Bahn freezes most ticket prices

Train staff face record level of violence
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Train staff face record level of violence

Germany’s super train arrives – two years late
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Germany’s super train arrives – two years late

Watchdog probes Deutsche Bahn tickets
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Watchdog probes Deutsche Bahn tickets

Train job for Merkel ally turns to satire
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Train job for Merkel ally turns to satire

Record numbers claim for train pain
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Record numbers claim for train pain

Crumbling rail bridges threaten train network
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Crumbling rail bridges threaten train network

ICE trains restart Hannover – Berlin route
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ICE trains restart Hannover – Berlin route

Old World War II bomb halts train travel
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Old World War II bomb halts train travel

Deutsche Post and ADAC unveil bus network
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Deutsche Post and ADAC unveil bus network

Train boss begs staff to return from holiday
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Train boss begs staff to return from holiday

Three train signallers ‘hold key to rail chaos’
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Three train signallers ‘hold key to rail chaos’

Stuttgart rail project splutters again
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Stuttgart rail project splutters again

Staff and energy costs hit Bahn profits
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Staff and energy costs hit Bahn profits

Opposition sinks plans to split Deutsche Bahn
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Opposition sinks plans to split Deutsche Bahn

English Channel tunnel opened to German rail
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English Channel tunnel opened to German rail

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles
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Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

Lufthansa passengers offered rail vouchers
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Lufthansa passengers offered rail vouchers

Metal thieves delay 17,000 German trains
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Metal thieves delay 17,000 German trains

Bird traps hundreds in Cologne train overnight
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Bird traps hundreds in Cologne train overnight

German railway stations ordered to go electronic
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German railway stations ordered to go electronic

Violent vomiting bug halts high-speed train
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Violent vomiting bug halts high-speed train

Deutsche Bahn in new fight with Bombardier
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Deutsche Bahn in new fight with Bombardier

Deutsche Bahn sues train builder over faults
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Deutsche Bahn sues train builder over faults

Deutsche Bahn sues steel giants over cartel
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Deutsche Bahn sues steel giants over cartel

Hamburg gas leak causes train delays
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Hamburg gas leak causes train delays

Should trains become booze-free zones?
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Should trains become booze-free zones?

Rösler plans to sell off state-owned firms
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Rösler plans to sell off state-owned firms

Wage worries feed German consumer jitters
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Wage worries feed German consumer jitters

ATM hackers turn to train ticket machines
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ATM hackers turn to train ticket machines

Price-fixing steel bosses ‘entertained in brothels’
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Price-fixing steel bosses ‘entertained in brothels’

Budget trains steam into Bahn monopoly
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Budget trains steam into Bahn monopoly

Conductor goes off rails, steals driver seats
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Conductor goes off rails, steals driver seats

‘Budget’ rail company takes on Deutsche Bahn
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‘Budget’ rail company takes on Deutsche Bahn

Bahn sends bill to accident victim’s family
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Bahn sends bill to accident victim’s family

Protesters mount diggers in bid to save trees
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Protesters mount diggers in bid to save trees

Millions needed to fix five-year-old rail bridge
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Millions needed to fix five-year-old rail bridge

Deutsche Bahn set to rake in record profits
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Deutsche Bahn set to rake in record profits

Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again
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Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again

Deutsche Bahn staff grumpy and demotivated
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Deutsche Bahn staff grumpy and demotivated

Tarantula startles Berlin train station staff
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Tarantula startles Berlin train station staff

Internal documents suggest Bahn hid true costs of Stuttgart 21
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Internal documents suggest Bahn hid true costs of Stuttgart 21

Deutsche Bahn decides against boarding intercity buses
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Deutsche Bahn decides against boarding intercity buses

Fire breaks out on high-speed ICE train
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Fire breaks out on high-speed ICE train

Deutsche Bahn loses case against rival bus service
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Deutsche Bahn loses case against rival bus service

Eurail and InterRail Passes: Where a journey becomes an adventure
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Eurail and InterRail Passes: Where a journey becomes an adventure

Deutsche Bahn offices raided by European Commission
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Deutsche Bahn offices raided by European Commission

Train drivers edge closer to deal
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Train drivers edge closer to deal

Rail chaos more severe in December than first thought
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Rail chaos more severe in December than first thought

Damning report rules out Deutsche Bahn share sale
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Damning report rules out Deutsche Bahn share sale

Regional trains add to transport woes
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Regional trains add to transport woes

ICE train crashes into garbage truck, injuring 10
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ICE train crashes into garbage truck, injuring 10

Trains not equipped for heat wave: watchdog
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Trains not equipped for heat wave: watchdog

Deutsche Bahn plans massive investments
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Deutsche Bahn plans massive investments

Train collision injures 16
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Train collision injures 16

Conductor throws teen off train for travelling without ticket
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Conductor throws teen off train for travelling without ticket

Regional train collision injures one in Berlin
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Regional train collision injures one in Berlin

No delays for Deutsche Bahn stock market listing
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No delays for Deutsche Bahn stock market listing

German railway might avoid crippling strike
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German railway might avoid crippling strike

Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany
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Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing train travel in Germany
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How the coronavirus pandemic is changing train travel in Germany

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Deutsche Bahn to double cleaners on trains and make station toilets free

Germany plans massive cash injection for corona-hit Deutsche Bahn
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Germany plans massive cash injection for corona-hit Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn sees 85 percent drop in passenger numbers due to coronavirus
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Deutsche Bahn sees 85 percent drop in passenger numbers due to coronavirus

Train passengers in Germany should receive more money back for delays: EP vote
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Train passengers in Germany should receive more money back for delays: EP vote

Train drivers agree to end strike at 7pm
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Train drivers agree to end strike at 7pm

DB and train drivers ‘working on mediation’
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DB and train drivers ‘working on mediation’

GDL union is danger to itself and others
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GDL union is danger to itself and others

Drivers’ strike goes ahead after rail talks fail
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Drivers’ strike goes ahead after rail talks fail

Train drivers to strike from Wednesday: union
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Train drivers to strike from Wednesday: union

Drivers’ walkout brings fresh rail misery
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Drivers’ walkout brings fresh rail misery

Train drivers’ strike to hit Wednesday, Thursday
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Train drivers’ strike to hit Wednesday, Thursday

Union plans new rail strikes this week
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Union plans new rail strikes this week

Deutsche Bahn brings drivers back to table
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Deutsche Bahn brings drivers back to table

Train drivers confirm new strikes
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Train drivers confirm new strikes

Deutsche Bahn rejects drivers’ strike ultimatum
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Deutsche Bahn rejects drivers’ strike ultimatum

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Railway union threatens strike over €2

‘Breakthrough’ in train strike: union
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‘Breakthrough’ in train strike: union

‘Give in or else’ top union warns rail chiefs
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‘Give in or else’ top union warns rail chiefs

Rail strikes not over yet: local GDL boss
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Rail strikes not over yet: local GDL boss

Train drivers say strike to end Saturday evening
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Train drivers say strike to end Saturday evening

Train drivers begin record 98-hour rail strike
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Train drivers begin record 98-hour rail strike

Trains return to normal after 14-hour strike
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Trains return to normal after 14-hour strike

Rail boss attacks ‘brazen’ union over strike
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Rail boss attacks ‘brazen’ union over strike

Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours
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Train drivers to strike on Wednesday for 14 hours

Train strike over but delays continue
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Train strike over but delays continue

Train drivers to strike for nine hours
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Train drivers to strike for nine hours

Union plans further train strikes over pay
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Union plans further train strikes over pay