2017 Integrated Report – Departure into a new era

List of abbreviations

List of abbreviations

A

  • AEG - General Railways Act
  • AFRA - Association Française du Rail (National association of French railways)
  • Agv MoVe - Mobility and Transport Services Association
  • AktG - Stock Corporation Act
  • ApS - Pro-Rail Alliance
  • AUD - Australian dollar

B

  • bbl - Barrel
  • BEV - Federal Railroad Fund
  • BGB - German Civil Code
  • BGH - German Federal Supreme Court
  • BilMoG - German Accounting Law Modernization Act
  • BMVI - Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
  • BNetzA - Federal Network Agency
  • BSW - Stiftung Bahn-Sozialwerk (foundation for DB employees)
  • BSWAG - Federal Rail Infrastructure Extension Act
  • Buskm - Bus kilometers
  • BUV - Requirement plan implementation agreement
  • BVWP - Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan
  • B2B - Business-to-business
  • B2C - Business-to-consumer

C

  • CC - Competence center
  • CDO - Chief Digital Officer
  • CEF - Connecting Europe Facility
  • CER - Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies
  • CHF - Swiss francs
  • CIT - Comité international transport ferroviaires
  • CNY - Chinese yuan
  • CO - Carbon dioxide
  • CO₂e - CO₂ equivalent
  • COSO - Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission
  • CRI - Corporate Reputation Index
  • CSA - Credit Support Agreements
  • CSO - Chief Sustainability Officers
  • CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility
  • CTA - Contractual Trust Arrangement

D

  • dB - Decibel
  • DBAG - Deutsche Bahn AG
  • DBDV - Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures GmbH
  • DBE&C - DB Engineering&Consulting
  • DB Finance - Deutsche Bahn Finance GmbH
  • DBGrG - Deutsche Bahn Foundation Act
  • DB Group - Deutsche Bahn Group
  • DBO - Defined benefit obligation
  • DGCN - German Global Compact Network
  • DNK - German Sustainability Code
  • DVE - German Transport Forum
  • D&O insurance - Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance

E

  • EBIT - Earnings before interest and taxes
  • EBITDA - Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization
  • EC - Executive center
  • ECB - European Central Bank
  • ECJ - European Court of Justice
  • EDIP - European Debt Issuance Program
  • EEC - European Economic Community
  • EEG - Renewable Energy Act
  • EKF - Energy and Climate Fund
  • EnWG - Energy Industry Law
  • ERegG - Railway Regulation Act
  • ET - Electric multiple unit
  • ETCS - European train control system
  • EU - European Union
  • EVG - Railway and Transport Workers Union

F

  • Fed - US Federal Reserve
  • FRN - Floating rate note
  • FS - Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian state-owned railway)
  • FTE - Full-time employee

G

  • GBP - British pound sterling
  • GDL - German Train Drivers Union
  • GDP - Gross domestic product
  • GHG - Greenhouse gas
  • GKN - Neckarwestheim joint venture power plant
  • GRI - Global Reporting Initiative
  • GVFG - Municipal Transport Financing Act
  • GWh - Gigawatt hour

H

  • ha - Hectare
  • HGB - German Commercial Code

I

  • IC - Intercity
  • ICE - Intercity Express
  • ICS - Internal control system
  • IFRS - International Financial Reporting Standards
  • ISO - International Organization for Standardization
  • IZB - Infrastructure state and development report

K

  • KBS - Social insurance for railway workers and seafarers (Knappschaft-Bahn-See)
  • KonTraG - Act on Supervision and Transparency in the Corporate Sector

L

  • LaTPS - Noise-based train-path pricing system
  • LST - Command and control technology
  • LTI - Long-term incentive
  • LTIF - Lost time injury frequency
  • LuFV - Performance and financing agreement

M

  • m² - Square meters
  • MaRisk - Minimum requirements for risk management
  • MitbestG - German Co-Determination Act
  • MJ - Megajoule
  • MRR - Minimum required rate of return
  • MWh - Megawatt hour

N

  • NABU - Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Association (Naturschutzbund Deutschland e. V.)
  • Nkm - Commercial vehicle kilometer
  • NMHC - Hydrocarbon emissions
  • NOK - Norwegian krone
  • NOX - Nitrogen oxide emissions
  • NP - Natural persons
  • NS - Nederlandse Spoorwegen N.V. (Dutch state-owned railway)

O

  • OPEX - Operational excellence

P

  • P - Passengers
  • PCGK - Federal Public Corporate Governance Code
  • Pkm - Passenger kilometer
  • PKP - Polskie Koleje Państwowe (Polish state railway)
  • PPR - Price-performance ratio
  • PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers

R

  • RENFE - Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles (Spanish state railway)
  • RIC - Rail infrastructure company
  • RMS - Risk management system
  • ROCE - Return on capital employed

S

  • SBB - Swiss Federal Railways
  • SCM - Supply chain management
  • SDGs - Sustainable development goals
  • SI - Satisfaction index
  • SNCF - Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (French state-owned railway)
  • SO - Sulfur dioxide emissions
  • S&P - S&P Global Ratings
  • SPD - Social Democratic Party of Germany
  • SWP - Strategic workforce planning
  • Sts - Secretary of state

T

  • T - Thousand
  • t - Ton
  • TEN - Trans-European Networks
  • TEU - Twenty-foot equivalent unit
  • tkm - Ton kilometers
  • TOC - Train operating company
  • Train km - Train kilometers
  • Train- path km - Train-path kilometers

U

  • UIC - International Union of Railways
  • UNGC - United Nations Global Compact
  • USD - US dollar

V

  • VDE - German unification transport projects
  • VDV - Association of German Transport Companies
  • V brake shoe - Composite brake shoes

W

  • WACC - Weighted average cost of capital
  • WIFI - Wireless local area network
  • WpHG - Securities Trading Act

Z

  • ZIP - Capital expenditure program for the future