The Railway Industry in Germany

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In 2016 the German railway industry achieved a high turnover level again amounting to 11.8 billion euros. The export, in particular, proved to be very...


Five railway associations have welcomed today's decision of the German Bundestag regarding the 'Law for banning the use of loud rail freight wagons'...


In the near future, an overland rail line traversing South America is set to achieve the equivalent of what the Panama Canal is to water – a...


Digitalisation creates the best rail mobility, there has ever been: more climate-friendly, more secure, more economical, even quieter and more comfortable. In line with these aspirations the companies of the railway industry in Germany provide their innovations. At the heart of these developments are always the people who benefit from the technological progress of the rail 4.0 - through social participation and most sustainable mobility."

Volker Schenk



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The VDB unites the manufacturers of all kinds of products for railway operations - e.g. manufacturers of vehicles, control and safety technologies, infrastructure as well as the suppliers and service companies - under its roof.


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