The Deutsche Bahn is one of the most trusted names within the German transport industry. This German national railway company may be the second largest on the planet and the largest transport company in Europe.
It was founded in January 1994 to use former state railways in West Germany and East Germany. Until November 1989, once the two separate areas were unified, there have been the Deutsche Bundesbahn of West Germany and the Deutsche Reichsbahn of East Germany. Over 229,000 employees as of 2006 staff Deutsche Bahn. Today the organization is headquartered Berlin, Germany.
The company makes certain that the staff is well trained and knowledgeable about the operations to be able to provide customers with the best kind of service. They also comply with all international and national laws enforced onto every company in the transport industry. Their code of conduct also makes certain that the staff handles every situation professionally and ethically.
The transport industry led by this big organization significantly improved, and it is still continuously improving, the economy and way of living in Germany. Besides this company improve the transport industry by aiding people when it comes to mobility. But also, the company posts a substantial development in the countrys industrial development.
The subsidiaries owned by Deutsche Bahn
There are eight subsidiaries under the ownership from the Deutsche Bahn group. These are Arriva, DB Bahn, DB Netze, DB Schenker, BAX Global, Chiltern Railways, DB Fernverkehr, DB Regio, DB Station & Service, and Railion. The 4 main operations groups are Arriva, DB Bahn, DB Netze, and DB Schenker.
Arriva is a multinational transport company founded in 1938. They operate bus and railways in Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Uk.
The DB Bahn group handles the client service operations for transport passenger trains and buses within Germany. The 3 divisions underneath the DB Bahn group include DB Fernverkehr, DB Regio, and DB Stadtverkehr.
In December 2007, time when the DB Bahn group was formed, two other groups also come into existence. Those are the DB Netze and DB Schenker. DB Netze handles the railway infrastructure and processes arm of the Deutsche Bahn company. The DB Schenker on the other hand was the logistics arm. They facilitated rail freight and air freight logistics in Europe and ocean freight logistics worldwide.
Within the interim report for that first half of the year, the organization recorded a substantial increase in revenues, profits, and number of passengers. Ought to be fact, the revenue recorded during the first 1 / 2 of the year was the greatest number that the company ever recorded in such period of time.
The organization is moving fast in the right tracks. Their revenues increased by 17.2% within the first half of this year while the number of passengers for that Bahn train rose to 972.5 million. The representatives of the company believe that they should remain confident for the following few months as they continue to increase their operations for all passengers and freight logistics.