About us

Delivering excellence

in mobility and transport.

We provide operations and maintenance for rail mobility solutions outside of Europe. Putting our customers’ needs at the center of our projects, we operate and maintain rail infrastructure and rolling stock for passenger and freight transport and deliver sustainability, reliability and cost-efficiency.

Our history

Founded in 2017, DB International Operations builds on Deutsche Bahn’s globally recognized operational experience and expertise, which have been developed amid strong competition over the decades. Our activities outside of Europe enable us to apply our experience and know-how in the operation and maintenance of complex railway systems around the world. We do so to support the drive for sustainable mobility and to bring goods to their destination.

Zug

1835

The beginning: first railway in mainland Europe connecting Nuremberg and Fürth

1933

Hamburg Flyer – Germany’s first fast diesel train carrying passengers on the Berlin–Hamburg line

1991

The ICE1 train enters operation, marking the start of the era of high-speed rail. Since then, we’ve put four more generations of high-speed trains into operation

2008

Asia and Europe connected by world’s longest freight train

2018

Extension of contract for joint venture with Etihad Rail: Operation and maintenance for freight line

2020

A new era for freight transportation in Uruguay

April 2022

GO Expansion project for local mass transit network in Toronto

July 2022

First regional rapid transit system (RRTS) in India’s National Capital Region

What makes us unique?

Our customers benefit from the broad quality and performance culture of the Deutsche Bahn network and the expertise and passion of our employees. Our team consists of transport and mobility enthusiasts with long-standing experience in Germany and worldwide. We combine the extensive experience of Deutsche Bahn with mobility and transport know-how and operational expertise.

What is our background?

Deutsche Bahn is one of the leading providers of mobility and logistics services worldwide and the number one railway operator in Europe. Founded in Germany, the company operates in over 130 countries and has more than 180 years of railway experience.

We are part of DB E.C.O. Group, which operates globally and combines Deutsche Bahn’s engineering, rail and digital expertise as a full-service provider. With our DB E.C.O. Group portfolio, we cover every stage of the railway project life cycle.

Our management

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