The Railway Industry in Germany

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• Total turnover in 2020 reaches record level of 12.5 billion euros.

• Significant drop by 37.5 percent in incoming orders from abroad,…


On July 24th 2020, the Presiding Board of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) elected Andre Rodenbeck, CEO Rail Infrastructure at Siemens…


The President of the German Association of the Railway Industry (VDB) e.V. Michael Fohrer has informed the Presiding Board of the VDB that he will…


Climate Protection needs clean mobility. And the world economy needs a green re-start. Rail 4.0 interlocks previous antagonists: climate protection and growth. Now is the time to look ahead. It's time for ambitious goals and innovative solutions. Our approach: Working towards a Green Re-Start in and out of Europe through accelerated digitization, through fair competition, through strong partnerships and through innovation "Made in Germany". Let's Reinvent Mobility together.

Andre Rodenbeck



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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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