Eisenbahntechnische Rundschau | Issue Int. Edition 1/2018

NBS Nuremberg–Halle/Leipzig– Berlin: Germany Unity Transport Project Number 8

April 2018 | Berthold Huber

Significance and effects of the Nuremberg – Berlin project for Deutsche Bahn AG’s national and European passenger and freight transport In December 2017, commissioning of one of Europe’s most innovative rail routes heralded a new era in rail travel. It was an event with historic significance for Germany. The eighth and also biggest German Unity transport project (VDE 8) means that Germany has finally been brought together by rail.