DB Group offers global mobility and logistical services and operates in over 130 countries world-wide. Every day, more than 300,000 employees, of which about 187,000 are located in Germany, are committed to ensuring that customers are provided with mobility and logistical services and that the related rail, road, ocean and air traffic networks are operated and controlled efficiently.
The company’s core business is the railway in Germany with more than 5.5 million customers every day in the passenger transport segment, and about 558 thousand tons of freight shipped via rail. Around 2.1 million customers travel via DB buses in Germany every day. Deutsche Bahn operates more than 40,000 train runs daily on its more than 33,400 kilometre-long, modern rail network, which is also open to competition.
During the 2016 financial year DB Group posted revenues (adjusted) of about € 40.6 billion, and an EBIT of a good € 1.95 billion after adjustments for special items.