Contacts for Questions and Suggestions General and technical Questions Johannes Gräber Deutsche Bahn AG - DB Systemtechnik Head of Engineering Services Weserglacis 2, D - 32423 Minden Tel.: +49 (0)571 393 5600 Fax: +49 (0)571 393 5227 E-mail: johannes.graeber deutschebahn.com http://www.db-systemtechnik.de Questions regarding train operation Martin Knörr DB Schenker Rail Deutschland AG European Operation Management (L.RCB 123) Rheinstraße 2, 55116 Mainz Tel.: +49 (0)6131 15 67885 (...)
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September 2012: run in Hungary March 2012: Twelfth run of EuropeTrain - second run in Scandinavian winter On 17 March the EuropeTrain returned to Minden after two weeks and ca. 13,500 km of successful operation in Germany, Denmark and Sweden combined without any trouble or incidents. "EuropeTrain in Slovakia" Pictures of EuropeTrain in Slovakia a two-day operation in Slovakia, covering 800 km of Slovakian network during the 9th run (the second Eastern Loop to (...)
In June 2009 everybody was aware, that solving the problem of equivalent conicity is essential for cost-effective noise reduction of freight wagons. Noise reduction is a challenge for freight business Rail noise is on top of the political agenda of the EC (noise related track access charging schemes) Noise reduction at the source (wheel-rail-contact) has the best cost/benefit ratio and avoids high investments and maintenance cost for infrastructure managers (high noise barriers) To (...)
The path of the EuropeTrain was defined in different Loops, each representing certain operational, topographic and/or meteorological conditions. The train path is planned as a flower shaped configuration with different loops (12.500 km each), always starting and ending at one center point (Minden, Germany) for regularly measurements, inspections and possibly maintenance: 1: Sweden 2: Germany 3: France 4: Poland 5: Switzerland 6: Italy 7: France 8: Austria 9: Poland / (...)
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- 21 September 2012 – 21 September 2012: Sixteenth and last run of EuropeTrain is completed successfully after approximately 10.000 km in Austria and Hungary
- 2 September 2012 – 2 September 2012: Sixteenth and final run of EuropeTrain - heading for the second Austrian Transalpine Loop in combination with a Summer Loop in Hungary - successfully started on Saturday
- 5 August 2012 – 5 August 2012: Fifteenth run of EuropeTrain is successfully completed after approximately 12.000 km in Italy without any problems.
- 8 July 2012 – 8 July 2012: Fifteenth run of EuropeTrain - the second and last loop in Italy with a passage through Switzerland - successfully started on Friday
- 14 June 2012 – 14 June 2012: Fourteenth run of EuropeTrain - the fourth and last run through France with a short trip for a press event to Luxembourg - successfully completed