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Industry Analysis – Transportation Germany Candidate Number - 1508588
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Table of Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 3 Modes of Transportation ................................................................................................... 3 Land Transport ............................................................................................................................... 4 Rail Network ................................................................................................................................................ 4 Road Network ............................................................................................................................................. 6 Bus Network ................................................................................................................................................ 9 Tram Network ............................................................................................................................................. 9 Water Transport .......................................................................................................................... 10 Air Transport ................................................................................................................................. 14 PEST Analysis – Transport Industry ........................................................................... 20 References ............................................................................................................................. 23
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Introduction Transport system in Germany is outstanding and is ranked among top performer in 11 categories including innovation but it is among the bottom performers in open infringements in air transport (Europa.eu, 2015). The country has effectively interconnected all its major cities to small towns holding an excellent reputation for reliability, comfortable and fast. German major cities offer major means of transport but basic bus network is all over Germany (Study in Germany for Free, 2013). Germanys infrastructure is awarded excellence by known research studies including Swiss IDM’s World Competitiveness yearbook and various investor surveys. (Anon, 2015). Germany has the world’s second largest container port along with Bremerhaven Europe’s largest carport for vehicle traffic and continents largest inland port in Duisburg. Germany has a wide web of airports network out of all 23 offer international services. In road transport the country has one of the greatest density level road networks with ranking in top10 by Indexmundi Ranking. (Indexmundi.com, 2015) Modes of Transportation
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Land Transport Rail Network Germany has a very dense and contemporary railway infrastructure that is spreads with 40,000 km of railway tracks. The Railway network has 14,235km electrified and 14,765km multi tracked. The entire corridor of the Germany is equipped with dual track to accommodate the freight flow. The saturation rate is 90% that will help accommodate the future growth (Koper, 2013) S-Bahn S-Bahn is rapid transit system within the public transport and commuter rail network. It is a common characteristic is high efficiency and synchronized timetable that syncs with the rest of the underground. This is achieved by using electric locomotive and complete use of separate tracks. U-Bahn U Bahn (Underground or Subway)runs along the network of the S Bahn is divided into 10 lines stretches to 146km and 143 stations. This line operates underground with some running above the ground it is known by its yellow colored trains. (Berlin.de, 2015)
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) was the first company formed due to privatization of the biggest railway market in combination of East and West Germany. Federal government is the only shareholder in the joint- stock company. The company has grown from locomotive company in 1835 to leading international passenger and logistic company. The company have adapted various structures and restructured its operation to business competency to become one of the leading and innovative companies in the world.
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  • Spring '19
  • Lidia Danik
  • Autobahn, Hamburg, Deutsche Bahn

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