A locomotive line RE1 is an ambassador for Fontane Jubilee 2019 ⋅ ⋅ fontane.200 Solemn train setup
“Mr. Ribbeck of Ribbeck Havelland” is one of the most famous poems of Theodor Fontane. In honor of his 200th birthday a locomotive as a rolling ambassador of Berlin and Brandenburg is on its way now. At a formal Loktaufe the Lok among others received a full-area design with the words “Theodor Fontane’s 200th birthday.” Frankfurt (Oder) over Berlin and Potsdam to Magdeburg, the locomotive will make on the line RE1 across Brandenburg and Berlin on the anniversary Fontane in particular in Neuruppin attention – via the Fontane year addition.
Fontane Jubilee 2019
Theodor Fontane has announced Brandenburg far beyond the country’s borders. Fontane Neuruppin birthplace is the center of the nationwide festivities in the anniversary year 2019, and will take the 200th birthday of its famous son as an opportunity to highlight new and Fontane interest in Neuruppin and the region to wake up.
Solemn ceremony attended by representatives from Berlin and Brandenburg
Godfather at the ceremony at the Brandenburg Hauptbahnhof were Martina Münch, Minister of Science, Research and Culture of Brandenburg, Ralf Reinhardt, district Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Jens-Peter Golde, Mayor of the Fontane Neuruppin, Alexander West, head of contract controlling the Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg and Andreas Zylka, Regional Head of human DB Regio northeast.
DB Regio North East’s mobility partner of Neuruppin for fontane.200 / Neuruppin
In addition to the Fontane-Lok there will be (18 April to 6 October 2019) on the track also designed to Lok Landesgartenschau 2019 (LAGA) in Wittstock / Dosse.
On the occasion of the Fontane-year and the State Horticultural Show (LAGA) the states of Berlin and Brandenburg have ordered from DB Regio on the marketing Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB) significantly more trips:
– RE6 runs daily with all trains to and from Berlin Gesundbrunnen (instead of individual trains in the rush hour)
– RB55 hourly rides on weekends (instead of every 2 hours)
– during the LAGA drives the RE6 between Neuruppin West and Wittenberge hour (instead of every 2 hours)
The RE6 offers additional late connections to 22 clock from Wittstock direction Wittenberge and Neuruppin (-Berlin) during the LAGA.
Note: Until Sunday, April 10, and again from 6 to 17 May 2019, it depends on the RE6 Wittenberge – Neuruppin – Berlin and on the RB55 Kremmen – Hennigsdorf because of construction limitations.
Travelers are advised to also bahn.de/aktuell to inform as well as the apps DB distance Agent, DB Navigator and VBB app “bus and train.”