at The opening on Tuesday, the fair’s CEO Christian Göke announced 146 world premieres. EU transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc called on the industry with businesses beyond the rail system to intensify their cooperation in order to improve the travel chains.

Rail is also said in the future

the Federal transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) used, the track to be used, in order to cope with the growing passenger and freight traffic. "We can invest in the future of Rail, because the funding is given," he added. By the year 2030, the planned expenditure on roads of € 270 billion, 42 percent of Rail would be of benefit.

At Innotrans more than 3000 exhibitors from 61 countries will show new vehicles, as well as numerous digital solutions for the maintenance of trains, obstacle detection on the Track, passenger information and ticket sales. It is also more fuel-efficient and quieter trains. Almost two-thirds of the exhibitors come from abroad, mainly from France, Italy and China.

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The French manufacturer Alstom shows at the fair, his double-Decker high-speed train Avelia Horizon. Vossloh presents a diesel locomotive, which can reduce your performance while driving, and then only half the exhaust gases it emits.

Deutsche Bahn provides its "Ideenzug before" – with fitness booths and a climbing wall

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the Deutsche Bahn wants to leave with her project "Digital Track" in the next ten to 15 years, 20 per cent more trains. She focuses especially on the European Zugleittechnik ETCS in Europe, to Standard. At the Innotrans, the Deutsche Bahn also shows your "Ideenzug" with elements like Fitness and sleep, has a Children’s area along with a climbing wall, or Info-screens on doors and Windows, cabins,.

The rural area could gain

"The issue of digitisation has brought new momentum", said the rail boss Richard Lutz to the exhibition opening in a panel discussion. He sees in the "great opportunities," the rural area better public transport to connect. With Smartphone Apps you could use small vehicles depending on the demand. You could also bring more and more traffic in the cities. "A good Balance between cities and rural areas would be a good story", added Lutz.

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The most recent passenger survey in Europe according to the EU Commissioner Bulc, the customers have become with the possibilities of the ticket purchase satisfied. Criticism there is the lack of punctuality of the Railways. In addition, the "last mile&quot was not to be attached often; the train station is good enough.

China is urging the European market

internationally, are currently being expanded, especially in China and India, the rail networks strong. China’s railway industry has been pressing for years on the European market. The Europeans complain about government export subsidies. Against the Background of the growing competition, the French rail manufacturer Alstom and Siemens agreed Zugsparte their merger. The approval of the EU Commission is still pending. Here, the Auto-Newsletter

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