2017 Integrated Report – Departure into a new era

Implementation of capital expenditureprogram for the future #Construction

The BMVI is providing additional Federal funding of € 995 million from 2016 to 2018 as part of the Federal Government’s capital expenditure program for the future. Under financing agreements with the BMVI, funding of € 745 million (€ 645 million for DB Netze Track and € 100 million for DB Netze Stations) has been committed from the Federal budget. The focus of the funding will be on creating a planning reserve, noise protection rail, increasing digital capacity, Building Information Modeling (BIM), digitalization and the upgrade of new control systems and accessibility at stations. In total, about € 295 million was spent in the first two years.