is the infrastructure authority and primary operator of the German railway system as well as operator of various freight and passenger railways in other countries. Its subsidiary DB Schenker is one of the world's largest logistics and shipping companies. Including DB Schenker, the company employs nearly 240,000 employees in about 130 countries.
Details about destinations, timetables, and ticket prices are available on their website: bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn is composed of three primary branches: DB NETZE, DB BAHN and DB SCHENKER. DB BAHN and DB SCHENKER comprise DB Mobility Logistics AG, the Deutsche Bahn subsidiary being considered for partial privatisation. DB NETZE is not part of DB Mobility Logistics AG, thus sparing infrastructure from privatisation plans entirely.
DB NETZE's subsidiaries are responsible for infrastructure including railway physical plant (DB Netz AG), railway stations (DB Station&Service AG) railway electrical supply (DB Energie GmbH) as well as railway construction (DB ProjektBau GmbH und DB BahnBau GmbH).
DB BAHN is Deutsche Bahn's passenger mobility branch which provides long-distance rail service (DB Fernverkehr AG), night train service (DB AutoZug GmbH), regional train service (DB Regio AG) and local transport in many regions (DB Stadtverkehr GmbH).
DB SCHENKER is the freight and logistics branch providing freight railway services (DB Schenker Rail AG, formerly Railion) both domestically and abroad as well as logistics and worldwide freight forwarding (DB Schenker AG). Recent acquisitions have made DB Schenker Rail the largest freight railway operator in England and Poland and one of the largest in Spain.
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