17 July 2020 Europe

Siemens Mobility Awarded Billion-Euro Order For High-Speed Trains From Deutsche Bahn

Beginning in 2022, Deutsche Bahn (DB) will expand its mainline fleet with 30 new high-speed trains. Deutsche Bahn has awarded the billion-euro order to Siemens Mobility. DB called for tenders at the end of 2019 when the federal government announced it would be reducing the value-added tax on mainline rail tickets as of the beginning of 2020. The trains will initially run on routes between the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and Munich via the high-speed Cologne-Rhine-Main line. The new trains

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