The employees of the Deutsche Bahn will have to recover from the point of view of the boss of the group, Richard Lutz, in spite of gradually passenger numbers on difficult times. "Operationally, we are advised to the Railways in Germany since March in the loss zone, and every month in the three-digit million amount," writes Lutz, in an internal letter to the employees, which is present the German press Agency. "That will remain in spite of the expected and hoped-for recoveries up to the end of the year and in the current fiscal year and the largest operating loss in the history of the DB result."
The pandemic have met all of the business fields is difficult. The necessary billions would not alone by the Federal government as the owner. "We are all in the word, and the responsibility." Also, the employees have to be part of the solution, writes Lutz. In the face of multibillion-dollar losses by the Corona-crisis, the Federal government had assured the railway from 5.5 to 6.7 billion euros zuzuschießen.
in Addition, the debt limit should be raised, so that the group may record additional liabilities. But even the group itself must save on alone in the staff around two billion euros by 2024. The planned new recruitments and investments in the framework of the strategy "Strong Track" want to hold on to the rail but. "Explicitly, it was agreed that our employees' perspective, security and stability for their jobs get," stresses Lutz in the internal Write again.
With the trade Union EVG talks about how the savings are to come about instead. The railway is aiming, therefore, for this week, the beginning of formal negotiations. "We will be able to hopefully inform in a timely manner on encouraging results," writes Lutz.Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 16:19