Train stands 20 hours with passengers on the siding

Wduring the more than 20 hours on a siding in the woods of South Carolina fear of a possible hostage-taking has spread among American train passengers. Dozens of travelers called police Tuesday after the Amtrak train remained stationary for hours. They complained about faeces in the corridors, hunger and the alleged ban on leaving the … Read more

Bahn is planning a seating revolution: “Everyday life for passengers is noticeably better” | Politics

With these words, Deutsche Bahn is leaning pretty far out the window! “We make the everyday life of our passengers noticeably better.” This should happen with a seat revolution. In the technical jargon of the state-owned company, this means: Intelligent real-time utilization displays. Sounds complicated, but it is a useful invention. And it works like … Read more

List of the Ministry of Finance: 21 heads of authorities earn more than Scholz

Treasury Department list 21 heads of authorities earn more than Scholz 12/22/2022 1:33 am In the private sector, high executive salaries are part of the business. However, managers of state-owned companies can also be rewarded handsomely. Bahn boss Lutz, for example, earns almost three times as much as the chancellor. “Scholz, on the other hand, … Read more

After Pentecost wave of travel – police trouble about 9 euro ticket – domestic politics

Packed trains in holiday regions, crowds on platforms, delays and annoyed customers – the Pentecost wave of travel was a first endurance test for the discount campaign with the 9-euro ticket. Again and again the police had to intervene when trains or platforms were threatened with overcrowding. Incomprehension comes from the German Police Union (DPolG): … Read more

Overcrowded train stopped: 9-euro ticket with baptism of fire over Pentecost

Overcrowded train stopped 9-euro ticket with baptism of fire over Pentecost 6/3/2022, 8:43 p.m Busy rail traffic over Pentecost is normal. This year, the 9-euro ticket could fill the trains even more. An overcrowded train is stopped in Berlin-Gesundbrunnen. However, the greatest rush is expected on Whit Monday. Baden-Württemberg’s Minister of Transport has a tip. … Read more

Train accident near Garmisch: at least three dead, many injured – Bavaria

The train derailed near Burgrain in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. A large-scale operation is currently underway, 60 people are being treated for injuries, 16 of them with serious ones. At least three people have died in a train accident near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. A total of 60 people were treated with injuries, 16 of them serious, said … Read more