Information published on 21 June 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 504.

Germany: Deutsche Bahn intensifies cooperation with railway and vehicle manufacturers in China

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On behalf of Deutsche Bahn AG, Dr Rüdiger Grube signed agreements for high-speed traffic maintenance and for a regional transport project in Dalian during the Chancellor’s visit to China.

Deutsche Bahn is increasing its general presence in China. In the course of Chancellor Dr Merkel’s visit to the country, agreements were signed in Beijing on 13 June 2016 with the aim of expanding projects in the rail sector.

Speaking in Beijing, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG Dr Rüdiger Grube said, “The People’s Republic of China is an important market for us and will remain so in future. In view of the plans to invest more than 300 billion euros in transport infrastructure, we wish to benefit from the growth and potential in China. Our expertise is in high demand and our successful international activities also strengthen our position in our home market of Germany.”

(Source: Deutsche Bahn)