Db, symbol for the element dubnium.
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DB celebrates 10 years of rail reform: this year marks the 10th anniversary of rail reform in Germany and the formation of a single national railway, German Rail (DB), serving a reunified Germany. The performance of the railway has been transformed and, despite a few recent setbacks, DB now looks forward to the start of privatisation next year.(Germany)(Cover Story) (International Railway Journal)
DB for sale: after many years of political wrangling, the controversial part-privatisation of German Rail (DB) is likely to begin within weeks. Keith Barrow examines the state of DB on the eve of its historic IPO.(Germany) (International Railway Journal)
DB faces tough challenges to achieve its 2020 goals.(This month) (International Railway Journal)
DB launches new locomotive strategy: German Rail (DB) has launched a three-stage strategy to modernise its diesel locomotive fleet. It involves withdrawing the oldest units, purchasing several hundred new locomotives of only three types, and fitting new engines to six classes of existing locomotives.(Diesel Traction) (International Railway Journal)
DB Cargo Wants To Solve Cross-Border Problems. (International Railway Journal)
DB reflects on tough times: from broken wheelsets to collapsing railfreight volumes, DB has stumbled through an extraordinary catalogue of crises. Keith Barrow examines the causes and consequences of the technical and economic problems that have blighted Germany's national railway over the last two years.(Germany)(Company overview) (International Railway Journal)
DB Schenker rail adapts to a new economic order: the economic crisis has led to intensified competition in the freight market as road hauliers and rail operators struggle to fill vacant capacity. Keith Barrow looks at how DB Schenker Rail is coping with tough trading conditions, and how a renewed focus on wagonload operations could aid the recovery.(Germany)(Company overview) (International Railway Journal)
DB pays dearly for marketing misjudgement. (This Month). (International Railway Journal)
DB on track for partial flotation in November: Hartmut Mehdorn, CEO of German Rail (DB), spoke at the annual conference of Britain's Rail Freight Group in London on June 4, where he set out his views on the future development of rail transport in Europe and for DB as it gears up to partial privatisation. David Briginshaw was there to record what Mehdorn had to say.(The last word)(Conference news) (International Railway Journal)
DB launches strategy to double turnover by 2020: DB has unveiled bold plans to double its turnover by 2020 and increase annual capital spending by nearly 27% during the next nine years. Reporting from Berlin, David Briginshaw explains the key objectives of DB's new strategy.(New analysis) (International Railway Journal)
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