Integrated Interim Report 2019 – Germany needs a strong rail system

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Following an accident in the eastern tunnel of the Rastatt tunnel, work to repair the tunnel has been underway since March 2018. At the same time, the arbitration process, agreed upon by DB Group and ARGE Tunnel Rastatt, is being conducted to clarify the causes and associated responsibilities. A comprehensive boring program was carried out, among other things, to clarify what caused the damage. The arbitration process continues.

DB Netz AG concluded an agreement with ARGE Tunnel Rastatt for the planning of the repair and/or completion of the damaged eastern tunnel on April 11, 2019