35 million people. 16 million employees.
One railway connection.

Strengthen Economy

The “Main Line for Europe” – artery and economic promoter in East-West traffic…

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Connecting People

A high-speed railroad that provides mobility…

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Driving Europe Forward

An initiative that brings Europe closer together…

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Protecting Environment

A modern rail connection for environmentally friendly mobility…

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The sleeper train awakes

Even though the new European Sleeper night train connects Amsterdam, Brussels and Berlin and thus unfortunately does not operate on the ‘Main Line for Europe’, we still don’t want to deprive you of this wonderfully designed interactive map from Politico magazine: The Sleeper Train awakes.

The catalogue of criteria is out!

The Ulm-Augsburg railway project has made considerable progress in the train path selection procedure (TAV): The catalogue of criteria was adopted at the end of June. In dialogue with the bodies, the dialogue forum and the project coordination council, suggestions from the region were discussed and incorporated. The catalogue now…

Latest news from Digital Node Stuttgart

As part of the large-scale project Digital Rail Germany (DKS), the conversion of the entire control and safety technology to digital interlockings (DSTW), ETCS Level 2 without signals and other technologies such as the new train radio system FRMCS and automated operation, the Stuttgart node is a particularly important pilot…

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