2018 Integrated Interim Report – Departure into a new era!

Rail passenger transport

  • Rail passenger transport posted a significant growth in volume sold in the first quarter (+2.7%) compared with the corresponding period in the previous year, supported by continued good income and employment development.
  • Local rail passenger transport with a slight decline in the first quarter (0.1%) and intense competition, DB Regional with comparable negative performance (0.3%).
  • Long-distance rail passenger transport reported strong growth in the first quarter (+6.7%), supported by ex­tended DB Long-Distance services.