Swan Late: Mourning bird holds up German trains

Swan Late: Mourning bird holds up German trains

A swan mourning the death of its companion on a German railway track held up 23 trains for almost an hour and had to be removed by firefighters using special equipment, police said.

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

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

Will travel in Germany be allowed at Christmas?

Will travel in Germany be allowed at Christmas?

Man apologises in German court for throwing boy under train

Man apologises in German court for throwing boy under train

Man on trial for pushing boy under train in Frankfurt

Man on trial for pushing boy under train in Frankfurt

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

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

Bahn seals massive deal with Qatar and Bahrain

Bahn seals massive deal with Qatar and Bahrain

Train drivers plead against suicide on the tracks

Train drivers plead against suicide on the tracks

What makes German train stations among the best in Europe?

What makes German train stations among the best in Europe?

Deutsche Bahn rejects 25 Bombardier trains over ‘manufacturing defects’

Deutsche Bahn rejects 25 Bombardier trains over ‘manufacturing defects’

Berlin plan for €1 per day public transport ticket stirs up controversy

Berlin plan for €1 per day public transport ticket stirs up controversy

WWII bomb found in central Cologne made safe after evacuation

WWII bomb found in central Cologne made safe after evacuation

Discovery of US WWII bomb in Cologne disrupts train services

Discovery of US WWII bomb in Cologne disrupts train services

Disruption in Germany as French strikes cause transport misery

Disruption in Germany as French strikes cause transport misery

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

Berlin S-Bahn set to introduce new ‘express trains’ for commuters
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Berlin S-Bahn set to introduce new ‘express trains’ for commuters

Major train delays hit western Germany as police hunt murder suspect

Major train delays hit western Germany as police hunt murder suspect

Munich plans platform screen doors on U-Bahn amid security debates

Munich plans platform screen doors on U-Bahn amid security debates

Trains instead of planes: Could domestic flights in Germany really become ‘obsolete’?

Trains instead of planes: Could domestic flights in Germany really become ‘obsolete’?

‘Install AC and reduce ticket costs’: How Berlin should improve its public transport

‘Install AC and reduce ticket costs’: How Berlin should improve its public transport

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

What you need to know about travelling in Germany over Easter

What you need to know about travelling in Germany over Easter

Deutsche Bahn reports record revenues despite train delays

Deutsche Bahn reports record revenues despite train delays

Two Germany rail sabotage suspects detained in Prague

Two Germany rail sabotage suspects detained in Prague

Terror suspect arrested in Austria over 2018 Germany train sabotage

Terror suspect arrested in Austria over 2018 Germany train sabotage

‘Monumental forgetfulness’: Man leaves original Picasso on train near Dortmund

‘Monumental forgetfulness’: Man leaves original Picasso on train near Dortmund

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

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

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

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

Train passengers face more disruption after rail strike

Train passengers face more disruption after rail strike

Update: Rail strike causes chaos throughout Germany

Update: Rail strike causes chaos throughout Germany

Deutsche Bahn price increases to kick in this weekend

Deutsche Bahn price increases to kick in this weekend

Hydrogen-powered train has world premiere in Lower Saxony

Hydrogen-powered train has world premiere in Lower Saxony

Fire next to high-speed rail track rips through houses, injuring 32

Fire next to high-speed rail track rips through houses, injuring 32

Everything that changes in Germany in August 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in August 2018

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

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

Deutsche Bahn to offer new budget ticket for long distance travellers

Deutsche Bahn to offer new budget ticket for long distance travellers

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

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

Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom couple train units

Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom couple train units

Flixbus to take on Deutsche Bahn with low-cost trains from Berlin, Hamburg

Flixbus to take on Deutsche Bahn with low-cost trains from Berlin, Hamburg

Extreme cold wreaks havoc on suburban trains in Munich and Berlin

Extreme cold wreaks havoc on suburban trains in Munich and Berlin

Deutsche Bahn pilots illuminated platform in effort to improve train punctuality

Deutsche Bahn pilots illuminated platform in effort to improve train punctuality

Munich set for major S-Bahn disruption as network gets ‘biggest overhaul in history’

Munich set for major S-Bahn disruption as network gets ‘biggest overhaul in history’

Public transit price hike to hit trains and buses nationwide: federation

Public transit price hike to hit trains and buses nationwide: federation

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

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

Number of train passengers travelling between Berlin and Munich doubles

Number of train passengers travelling between Berlin and Munich doubles

Farewell to the Berlin-Budapest night train: How the European sleeper service is dying

Farewell to the Berlin-Budapest night train: How the European sleeper service is dying

Bad weather brings parts of Munich rail system to standstill

Bad weather brings parts of Munich rail system to standstill

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

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

This is how much quicker German trains will be starting Sunday

This is how much quicker German trains will be starting Sunday

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

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

Stuttgart 21 rail project to cost an extra billion euros

Stuttgart 21 rail project to cost an extra billion euros

Rundown state of Berlin’s U-Bahn lines has hit ‘crisis point’

Rundown state of Berlin’s U-Bahn lines has hit ‘crisis point’

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

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

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

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

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

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

Storm Herwart kills three, brings chaos to German rail system

Storm Herwart kills three, brings chaos to German rail system

Proposals to decriminalize fare dodging gather steam, as 1,000s sit in jail

Proposals to decriminalize fare dodging gather steam, as 1,000s sit in jail

What is the best way to travel around Germany?

What is the best way to travel around Germany?

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

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

Four days after storm, direct trains from Hamburg to Berlin start again

Four days after storm, direct trains from Hamburg to Berlin start again

After sea voyage, migrants risk lives on freight trains to Germany

After sea voyage, migrants risk lives on freight trains to Germany

German rail services returning to normal after deadly storm

German rail services returning to normal after deadly storm

Queues snake through Berlin central station as train standstill continues

Queues snake through Berlin central station as train standstill continues

7 people killed by storm Xavier, rail travellers told to expect further disruptions

7 people killed by storm Xavier, rail travellers told to expect further disruptions

Hesse is making public transport free for all state employees, but tax watchdogs aren’t happy

Hesse is making public transport free for all state employees, but tax watchdogs aren’t happy

Storms and heavy rain bring trains to halt at Frankfurt central station

Storms and heavy rain bring trains to halt at Frankfurt central station

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

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

10 things you never knew about train travel in Germany

10 things you never knew about train travel in Germany

Train services still affected as storm death toll rises to two

Train services still affected as storm death toll rises to two

Start your bids now: 49-room central train station goes up for sale in Bavaria

Start your bids now: 49-room central train station goes up for sale in Bavaria

New high-speed train from Berlin to Munich makes ‘historic’ maiden journey

New high-speed train from Berlin to Munich makes ‘historic’ maiden journey

Berlin-Hamburg train line closed after horse gets hoof stuck in track

Berlin-Hamburg train line closed after horse gets hoof stuck in track

Man caught without ticket accused of ‘beating controller to a pulp’

Man caught without ticket accused of ‘beating controller to a pulp’

The tunnel that’ll turn central Munich into a building site for a decade

The tunnel that’ll turn central Munich into a building site for a decade

The British expat couple bringing an historic train station back to life

The British expat couple bringing an historic train station back to life

Train passengers enraged by German rail chaos

Train passengers enraged by German rail chaos

Take a virtual tour of Stuttgart’s futuristic new train station

Take a virtual tour of Stuttgart’s futuristic new train station

Meet the Berlin train startup taking on Deutsche Bahn

Meet the Berlin train startup taking on Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn jacks up prices for first time in 3 years

Deutsche Bahn jacks up prices for first time in 3 years

World’s first hydrogen train to go into service in Germany

World’s first hydrogen train to go into service in Germany

Munich man collared by cops after offering to clean station

Munich man collared by cops after offering to clean station

German Rail aims for driver-less trains in 5 years

German Rail aims for driver-less trains in 5 years

All aboard the €3,000 train ride from Berlin to London

All aboard the €3,000 train ride from Berlin to London

Is Germany segregating women on trains? Not quite

Is Germany segregating women on trains? Not quite

German Rail records billion Euro loss after troubled year

German Rail records billion Euro loss after troubled year

Munich Airport streaks ahead of Berlin with driverless trains

Munich Airport streaks ahead of Berlin with driverless trains

Controller ‘twice tried to warn trains before Bavaria collision’

Controller ‘twice tried to warn trains before Bavaria collision’

Why the Bavarian train crash should never have happened

Why the Bavarian train crash should never have happened

Bavaria train crash: what we know so far

Bavaria train crash: what we know so far

Hunt for cause of fire that gutted Berlin train

Hunt for cause of fire that gutted Berlin train

‘Very British’ trains build steam in Germany

‘Very British’ trains build steam in Germany

New hotel squashes Berlin U-Bahn tunnels

New hotel squashes Berlin U-Bahn tunnels

Rail operator halts Munich-Budapest line

Rail operator halts Munich-Budapest line

Hero bus driver saves 60 children from train crash

Hero bus driver saves 60 children from train crash

Police warn teens off ‘train track-selfie’ trend

Police warn teens off ‘train track-selfie’ trend

Munich police swamped with refugee donations

Munich police swamped with refugee donations

Student gives up flat to live on trains

Student gives up flat to live on trains

Fire on Munich train leads to cancellations

Fire on Munich train leads to cancellations

Fare-dodger leaps from train to escape fine

Fare-dodger leaps from train to escape fine

Train strike begins, end unknown

Train strike begins, end unknown

GDL union is danger to itself and others

GDL union is danger to itself and others

Rail strikes continue after union rejects talks

Rail strikes continue after union rejects talks

Drivers’ walkout brings fresh rail misery

Drivers’ walkout brings fresh rail misery

Germany braces for longest-ever rail strike

Germany braces for longest-ever rail strike

Train drivers hang on for second strike day

Train drivers hang on for second strike day

Train strikes bring travel misery to Germany

Train strikes bring travel misery to Germany

Storm Niklas kills at least three, stops trains

Storm Niklas kills at least three, stops trains

Attacks on train staff surge by 25 percent

Attacks on train staff surge by 25 percent

Berlin U-Bahn attacker sets girls’ hair on fire

Berlin U-Bahn attacker sets girls’ hair on fire

Add free Wi-Fi in trains and S-Bahn: minister

Add free Wi-Fi in trains and S-Bahn: minister

Police nab Nuremberg station bomb hoaxer

Police nab Nuremberg station bomb hoaxer

Businesses say train strikes cost over €500m

Businesses say train strikes cost over €500m

Deutsche Bahn goes to court to end strike

Deutsche Bahn goes to court to end strike

Union pledges ‘adequate notice’ for next strike

Union pledges ‘adequate notice’ for next strike

Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return

Buses up prices, football fans brawl, trains return

Train drivers vote in favour of strikes

Train drivers vote in favour of strikes

Deutsche Bahn freezes most ticket prices

Deutsche Bahn freezes most ticket prices

Train drivers: We’re going to strike again

Train drivers: We’re going to strike again

…And now train drivers slam on the brakes

…And now train drivers slam on the brakes

Five injured in train crash near Munich

Five injured in train crash near Munich

Train staff face record level of violence

Train staff face record level of violence

Boy, 13, found dead on Berlin train tracks

Boy, 13, found dead on Berlin train tracks

Teen dies while ‘train surfing’ on Berlin S-Bahn

Teen dies while ‘train surfing’ on Berlin S-Bahn

Germany’s super train arrives – two years late

Germany’s super train arrives – two years late

New Berlin trains too wide for tunnels

New Berlin trains too wide for tunnels

Leipzig’s €1-billion train tunnel to finally open

Leipzig’s €1-billion train tunnel to finally open

ICE trains restart Hannover – Berlin route

ICE trains restart Hannover – Berlin route

Pick-pocketing on the rise on Berlin trains

Pick-pocketing on the rise on Berlin trains

Deutsche Post and ADAC unveil bus network

Deutsche Post and ADAC unveil bus network

20 dead snakes found in bag, live ones on train

20 dead snakes found in bag, live ones on train

Man run over by train lives, shouts at driver

Man run over by train lives, shouts at driver

More than 20 hurt as train hits car and derails

More than 20 hurt as train hits car and derails

Train ticket machine attacks ‘the work of pros’

Train ticket machine attacks ‘the work of pros’

Opposition sinks plans to split Deutsche Bahn

Opposition sinks plans to split Deutsche Bahn

Police warn train ticket machines may explode

Police warn train ticket machines may explode

Politicians stick by Stuttgart 21 despite polls

Politicians stick by Stuttgart 21 despite polls

Deutsche Bahn in new fight with Bombardier

Deutsche Bahn in new fight with Bombardier

Bahn fails to get extra billion for Stuttgart 21

Bahn fails to get extra billion for Stuttgart 21

Christmas Eve train death pair baffle police

Christmas Eve train death pair baffle police

Hamburg gas leak causes train delays

Hamburg gas leak causes train delays

Bomb scare shuts down Bonn train station

Bomb scare shuts down Bonn train station

Should trains become booze-free zones?

Should trains become booze-free zones?

EU plans threaten to break up Deutsche Bahn

EU plans threaten to break up Deutsche Bahn

Booze ban for Nuremberg station

Booze ban for Nuremberg station

Drunk survives fall under high-speed train

Drunk survives fall under high-speed train

Missing man found in freight train wreck

Missing man found in freight train wreck

Conductor goes off rails, steals driver seats

Conductor goes off rails, steals driver seats

Chunnel charges hit Frankfurt-London link

Chunnel charges hit Frankfurt-London link

German kids no longer want to go ‘choo choo!’

German kids no longer want to go ‘choo choo!’

Bahn investing €800 mln to improve stations

Bahn investing €800 mln to improve stations

Millions needed to fix five-year-old rail bridge

Millions needed to fix five-year-old rail bridge

TV show exposes filthy German trains

TV show exposes filthy German trains

Deutsche Bahn set to rake in record profits

Deutsche Bahn set to rake in record profits

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again

Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again

Cost of train graffiti and vandalism on the rise, operators say

Cost of train graffiti and vandalism on the rise, operators say

Fire breaks out on high-speed ICE train

Fire breaks out on high-speed ICE train

Private train drivers to strike again

Private train drivers to strike again

Deutsche Bahn spending €600 mln on diesel trains

Deutsche Bahn spending €600 mln on diesel trains

Train drivers in fresh strike on Monday

Train drivers in fresh strike on Monday

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

Train drivers on strike

Train drivers on strike

Summer time begins amid safety warnings

Summer time begins amid safety warnings

Deutsche Bahn boss grilled over rail chaos

Deutsche Bahn boss grilled over rail chaos

Berlin S-Bahn woes plague commuters

Berlin S-Bahn woes plague commuters

France’s Veolia wins Bavarian train routes

France’s Veolia wins Bavarian train routes

Bahn manager to be sacked over ICE mishaps

Bahn manager to be sacked over ICE mishaps

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid

Siemens to supply new Eurostar trains

Siemens to supply new Eurostar trains

Deutsche Bahn starts €330-million quality campaign

Deutsche Bahn starts €330-million quality campaign

Deutsche Bahn eyes Chunnel link to UK

Deutsche Bahn eyes Chunnel link to UK

ICE train crashes into garbage truck, injuring 10

ICE train crashes into garbage truck, injuring 10

Minister blasts Deutsche Bahn over AC debacle

Minister blasts Deutsche Bahn over AC debacle

Heat wave causes AC meltdown on 50 trains

Heat wave causes AC meltdown on 50 trains

Trains not equipped for heat wave: watchdog

Trains not equipped for heat wave: watchdog

Deutsche Bahn plans massive investments

Deutsche Bahn plans massive investments

Historic steam locomotives gather for Easter train festival

Historic steam locomotives gather for Easter train festival

Berlin S-Bahn commuters to be reimbursed for train chaos

Berlin S-Bahn commuters to be reimbursed for train chaos

Berlin S-Bahn debacle may cost Deutsche Bahn dearly

Berlin S-Bahn debacle may cost Deutsche Bahn dearly

Berlin docks S-Bahn payment for poor service

Berlin docks S-Bahn payment for poor service

One dead in car transport train accident on island causeway

One dead in car transport train accident on island causeway

Berlin S-Bahn chaos set to continue

Berlin S-Bahn chaos set to continue

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‘Ghost’ train careens through Bavaria

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing train travel in Germany

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

Passengers grab man who ‘shoved woman under train’

Passengers grab man who ‘shoved woman under train’