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Everything online: with our DB Cargo link2rail eServices

Our digital platform link2rail provides you with many practical eServices for the management of your rail freight transport.

The right services for every step


Here you can search for the most important information on 12,000 freight railway stations in 29 European countries online and have fare distances calculated between the freight railway stations.
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Rail Access

You can execute multimodal transport across Europe even without sidings. You will find suitable access points to the rail network here.
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To simplify logistical tasks, all types of goods are provided with their own clear NHM code. We will help you to determine the correct code.
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EcoTransIT World

EcoTransIT World supplies decision-making aids for the choice of modes of transport from an ecological perspective.
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Get a quick overview of DB Cargo's international rail freight services. Here you can take a look at a graphical representation of our most important products, divided into four categories.
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With our freight timetable you can obtain information on your connections quickly and easily. The overview of the range of services in the single wagon system simplifies the planning of your transports.
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Wagon Catalogue

DB Cargo has approximately 75,000 freight wagons of numerous designs in use. Learn here how you can optimally use such freight wagons for your transport purposes.
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Empty Wagon

Here you can place your demand requests and receive status feedback. Saveable templates facilitate regular requests.
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Place and complete orders here in the link2rail portal. Get an overview of all your order codes. Add comments and documents to your orders
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The new online booking platform for maritime container transports by rail is tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized companies.
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Online shop Singlewagon plus

In our online shop you can book multimodal transports for full truck loads at short notice. We transport your goods overnight and door-to-door with Singlewagon plus.
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Get mobile compressed reports of your transports on your smartphone. This saves time and the data is always up to date thanks to a link to the source.
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Track & Trace

Here you receive status messages on your shipment, can view the transport history and set up individual alarm functions.
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Adapted to your needs

Which link2rail eServices would you like to use? And how would you like to use them? Your account manager is at your side with help and advice and supports you step by step in the configuration of the link2rail platform, also on site.


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DB Cargo AG


Any questions?

What is link2rail?

link2rail is the digital platform of DB Cargo. It includes e-services and online tools. The e-services are of assistance for the individual processes, booking, monitoring and invoicing. The online tools are useful applications around freight transport, such as the network map, the search for rail access points, the timetable or freight wagon catalogue.

How can I become a link2rail user?

As the e-services from link2rail are tailored to the individual needs of customers, the account manager will first consult with you to work out the best offer for your needs. Which services do you wish to use? Will you access them via the portal, an API (interface) or the app? When it comes to configuring, we'll provide you with step-by-step assistance, including on site. Already using DB Cargo digital services? – Contact your account manager to switch them to link2rail.

How much does it cost to use link2rail?

That depends on which services you use. The online tools and basic use of e-services via the portal are free of charge. Extended use of the e-services via an app or API is subject to a use/service charge. Your personal account manager will be pleased to work out an offer tailored to your needs. If you don't have an account manager, please contact the new-customer service.

How do I register?

The online tools are free to access. To use the e-services, please contact your personal account manager or, if you don't have one, the new-customer service. You will then be individually advised and first receive the terms of use and later the technical details. Depending on the method of access, even an on-site set-up is possible.

Who will help me if I have technical problems?

For all questions and change requests, you can contact your personal account manager or the link2rail team via email.


Why are there different e-services depending on the method of access?

The e-services from link2rail are being continuously improved. Currently, we provide the most frequently desired and most useful functions; others will be added later.