is an arm of the German national rail company Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn AG is the German national railway company, a private joint stock company . Headquartered in Berlin, it came into existence in 1994 as the successor to the former state railways of Germany, the Deutsche Bundesbahn of West Germany and the Deutsche Reichsbahn of East Germany...
(DB) responsible for the railway infrastructure and operations. It is one of three DB brands and was formed in December 2007 along with DB Schenker
DB Schenker is a logistics company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG. The company, created by reorganisation and rebranding of various Deutsche Bahn subsidiaries, comprises a logistics division encompassing air, land and sea freight, and a rail division made up from a variety of...
, the logistic department, and DB Bahn
DB Bahn is the arm of the German national rail company Deutsche Bahn responsible for passenger services. It was formed in December 2007 along with DB Schenker, the logistic arm, and DB Netze, the infrastructure arm....
, the passenger services arm.
The original intent was that DB Netze coordinated the delivery of infrastructure and operations in order to provide long-term transport systems. As a subsidiary of DB, it was to develop and operate a comprehensive range of transport, energy, data and service networks. In June 2008, however, in light of the planned partial privatisation of services, the DB's management board decided to break out the service providers from the DB Netze brand and only leave it with the infrastructure elements. The service providers are now brigaded within the DB Dienstleistungen business area under the DB brand.
Today DB Netze comprises the following business areas:
- DB Netze Fahrweg
- DB Netze Personenbahnhöfe
- DB Netze Energie
- DB Netze Projektbau
DB ProjektBau GmbH is a German company that carries out and supports large-scale railway projects for Germany's national rail carrier, Deutsche Bahn . It was created on 1 January 2003 as a subsidiary of the DB.- External links :**...
- DB Station&Service AG
DB Station&Service is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, responsible for managing over 5,000 stations on the German railway network....
DB Station&Service runs about 5,400 stations with 2,400 buildings. It delivers services to passengers, hires station real estate and markets station stops even for other railway companies. DB Energie procures electricity and diesel for engines and stationary users across the entire DB concern. Its customers also include other companies.