SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 06/2019

Dear readers,

June 2019 | August Zierl, Reinhold Hundt

The digitisation of the railway, innovation and the “Deutschland-Takt” initiative are of outstanding importance up to 2030. This was emphasised by the Federal Transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer, and the Federal Government Commissioner for Rail Transport, State Secretary Enak Ferlemann, at the “Schienengipfel” discussion forum in Berlin on the occasion of the presentation of the first report of the “Future Alliance for Rail” (Zukunftsbündnis Schiene). The Future Alliance for Rail, which incorporates all the actors in the rail sector, has proposed in an interim report that the funds for consumption plan investments (new construction and expansions) should be increased from the current 1.6...