(Berlin, October 10, 2017 as of 5:00) With the start of operation on Tuesday morning, the regular operation has been resumed on the rail link between Dortmund and Hamburg. The clean-up and repair work after the Sturm Xavier are finished. The same applies to the connection Berlin – Leipzig, take the already since yesterday afternoon trains again without restrictions.
The route Berlin – Hamburg is again passable double track from 16 October. Trains from Hamburg to Berlin run already on the planned route, which is single track passable yesterday. In the opposite direction of the long-distance transport is by 16 October diverted more about Stendal and Uelzen. Around the clock work Special Forces continue at the disposal of storm damage and restoring the signal and catenary masts. In part, the foundations of the overhead lines were released from the soil, which must be completely rebuilt.
The German railway recommends travelers about their connection before driving bahn.de/aktuell to inform. Daily updated travel connections with real-time information in the travel information on m.bahn.de , in the DB Navigator app and www.bahn.de/Reiseauskunft be seen.
Customers could not compete because of the Sturms Xavier their journey, have the option to have their train ticket for the affected relations with valid from Thursday, October 5th to use until Sunday, October 15. This rule also applies to tickets with a specific train. For travel waiver tickets will be reimbursed for half a year (from the date of purchase). In addition to the voluntary ex gratia payments of Deutsche Bahn passengers can also take the legal passenger rights.