Business units

DB Cargo

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With about 4,200 customer sidings in Europe, DB Cargo provides its customers with access to one of the biggest rail networks in the world and is thus the number one in European rail freight transport. The dense, international network stretches along the huge European freight transport corridor. It provides rail transport throughout Europe in the segments block trains, single wagon and combined transport. Individual industry solutions within the industrial, intermodal and logistics sectors complete the range of services offered. Mainly self-owned traction units and freight cars are used to provide services. The key industries served are the iron, coal and steel (montan), chemicals, automotive and construction materials, industrial goods and consumer goods, as well as intermodal transport. The customer structure is characterized by major customers. 

For details on the business model and the development in the year under review of DB Cargo, please refer to the 2019 Integrated Report of the DB Group.

Development in the first half of 2020

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