Modern coupling technology in the rail freight sector is both digital and automatic. Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), a pilot project to demonstrate, test and approve the use of digital automatic coupling (DAC) in freight trains started in June, and trials are now in full swing.
DB Cargo Logistics assists Mercedes-Benz with the implementation of its sustainable business strategy and supports the carmaker as it takes the next step towards carbon-neutral mobility: at the start of 2020, rail services for inbound logistics made the switch to CO2-free energy.
The coronavirus pandemic may have nudged environmental protection and the surrounding debate into the background for now, but DB Cargo has defied these times of crisis to transport goods reliably while using its Eco Solutions to outgreen other modes of transport. The CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), an international rating agency, has once again confirmed this fact for Deutsche Bahn AG as a whole, awarding the company a top grade of "A".