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Frankfurt-Köln, Germany

German Railways (Deutsche Bahn – DB) is now a major player in European high-speed rail travel with its Inter City Express (ICE) programme. Deutsche Bahn AG, which came into being on January 1 1994, following the passing of the General Railway Restructuring Act the previous year, is now a holding ...

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Canary Wharf Station, London, United Kingdom

Canary Wharf station in London will be one of the largest Crossrail stations when completed. The station is expected to serve 25 million passengers a year. Its opening will reduce the journey time from Canary Wharf station to Heathrow, Farringdon, Bond Street, Woolwich and Abbey Wood stations to just 39 ...

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Bremen, Germany

Bremen in north-west Germany is one of the two urban subdivisions – the other being Bremerhaven – that make up the country’s smallest land (state), Freie Hansestadt Bremen. A historic port 60km along the river Weser from the North Sea, the thriving city of Bremen’s economy embraces aerospace technology, vehicle ...

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Amsterdam Metro / Light Rail Network, Netherlands

The largest single order for new-generation light rail vehicles was placed by the Dutch city of Amsterdam as part of a major exercise to replace its antiquated fleet of 234 trams which have become increasingly unreliable. Trams have been on the streets of Amsterdam for many years, but the city ...

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