2017 Integrated Report – Departure into a new era

Transport contracts in Germany

Transport contracts awarded

(rail) 2017

Term

Volume

(million train km)

p. a. 1)

total 1)

Nuremberg S-Bahn (metro)

12/2018 – 12/2030

7.3

88.0

Network 6b – Rhine–Neckar S-Bahn

(metro)

12/2020 – 12/2034

6.0

82.5

Network 4 Rhine Valley

06/2020 – 12/2032

4.1

51.2

E-network Saar RB lot 1

12/2019 – 12/2034

3.2

47.3

Network 11
Hohenlohe–Franken–Untermain

12/2019 – 12/2031

3.4

40.8

Munich S-Bahn (metro) –
transitional agreement

01/2018 – 12/2019

20.6

39.1

Usedom sub-network

12/2017 – 12/2030

1.4

18.5

RB 27 (NRW) 2)

12/2019 – 12/2026

2.4

16.8

S6, S11, S68 (NRW)

12/2019 – 12/2023

3.8

15.0

Nuremberg–Coburg–State border

12/2017 – 12/2023

0.7

4.4

Network 19 Singen–Schaffhausen

12/2017 – 12/2023

0.5

3.3

Reactivation of Einbeck-Salzderhelden–Einbeck City

12/2017 – 12/2029

0.2

2.3

RB66, RB91, RB93 (Brandenburg)

08/2017 – 12/2022

0.4

2.1

D network Nuremberg –
transitional contract

12/2018 – 06/2019

1.5

1.5

Total 1)

55.5

412.7

1) Differences due to rounding are possible.
2) Option for extension.

In the year under review, 24 tender procedures were concluded by contracting organizations for regional rail passenger transport in Germany. A total of about 75 million train kilometers per year were awarded. Of the train kilometers awarded, about 76% had previously been operated by companies within DB Group. DB Regional won 14 tenders, or 74% of the train kilometers awarded.

Transport contracts awarded

(bus) in 2017

Term

Volume

(million bus km) 1)

p. a.

total 1)

VRM Rhine–Ahr

07/2018 – 06/2028

2.1

20.7

VVS Esslingen line bundle 1

12/2018 – 06/2028

1.6

15.3

HVV Ratzeburg line bundle 9

12/2017 – 12/2027

1.5

15.1

VVS Ludwigsburg line bundle 8 (lot 1)

01/2018 – 12/2026

1.1

10.1

VVS Böblingen line bundle 8

12/2017 –12/2023

0.9

5.5

Soest Mitte

05/2018 – 04/2028

0.9

8.5

WTV Waldshut Ost

12/2017 – 12/2027

0.8

8.4

City bus Herford line bundle E2

12/2018 – 07/2028

0.8

8.0

Other (27 contracts)

1 – 10 years

9.8

74.1

Total 1)

19.6

165.9

1) Differences due to rounding are possible.

In bus services, a volume of 89.4 million bus kilometers was awarded in Germany as of December 31, 2017 (previous year: 104.7 million bus kilometers) in 171 tenders (previous year: 162 tenders). Of the bus kilometers newly awarded, 37% (previous year: 37%) were previously operated by DB Regional Bus.

In the year under review, we participated in 106 tenders (previous year: 115 tenders) with a volume of 72.0 million bus kilometers (previous year: 87.3 million bus kilometers). We won 27% of the tender procedures in which we participated (previous year: 38%).