$B!!(BRailway Travel in Germany
(L) Upper level with the east-west running tracks of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof
(R) Bahn Tower, Headquarter of Deutsche Bahn, located in Postdamer Platz in Berlin.
Deutsche Bahn-AG is the German national railway company, a private joint-stock company (AG).
Headquartered in Berlin, it came into existence in 1994 as the successor to the former state railways
of Germany, the Deutsche Bundesbahn of West Germany and the Deutsche Reichsbahn of East Germany.
(L) OSB train from Strasbourg to Offenburg
(M) The train crossed a bridge over the Rhein River, the border of France and Germany
(R) German OSB train at Offenburg station
The InterCityExpress or ICE$B!!(Bis a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany and
neighboring countries. It is the flagship of Deutsche Bahn.
(L) Swiss SBB-CFF train at Freiburg station (R) ICE trains entering to and leaving from the Freiburg station
(L) A station locker at Freiburg (R) The platform of Freiburg station
(L) An electric bulletin board at the plateform of Freiburg (M) A train conductor checking passengers' ticket
(R) ICE trains at Mannheim
(L) ICE trains at the plateform of Mannheim station. $B!J(BR) Rail tracks of Frankfurt-am-Main railway station.
Frankfurt-am-Main railway station.
A beautiful country scene and wind generators along the railway of Deutsh Bahn
A beautiful country scene
The electric information board showed the train is now running at the speed of 253km/h.
ICE dinning room and a lunch ordered. It was very delicious.
A rural land scope along the railroad of Deutsch Bahn
Interior of the first class vehicle of ICE train
An electric bulletin board at the deck showed a speed of 250 km/h.
(L) Berlin Hauptbahnhof is located between 'water and sky'.
(R) ICE train from Interlaken, Switzerland arrived at the Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
A steel and glass structure above the east-west running tracks, observed at Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
ICE train with a 'Bordrestaurant car'
The Berlin Hauptbahnhof has railway tracks on two levels, running perpendicular with each other.
The level between them is used for entry and exit from the building, and for shopping.
ICE train with a restaurant car is at the underground station of Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
(L) ICE trains at the platform of lower level of Berlin Hauptbahnhof. (R) Interior of the first class ICE train
(L) A concourse of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof (R) The express train arrived from Schiphol airport, Amsterdam.
ICE and regional DB trains at the platform of upper level of Berlin Hauptbahnhof
(L) Berlin Hauptbahnhof (R) A double-deck restaurant car of ICE express
The upper level of the station has six tracks (two of which used for the Berlin S-Bahn) served by three island
platforms. The lower level has eight tracks served by four island platforms for main-line trains, plus a further
island platform for the Berlin U-Bahn. The number of train uses Berlin Hauptbahnhof is 1,800 trains, and the
number of passengers is estimated to be 350,000, at As of 2011. This station is used by the trains of InterCity
Express, Intercity, Regional Bahn and S-Bahn.
(L) Berlin Friedrichstrasse station (R) Berlin Hackescher Market station
Berlin Hackescher Market station
Berlin-Spandau DB station
(L) Berlin-Spandau DB station (M) Bar car (R) Dressing Room
(L) Interior of the first-class train (R) An electric bulletin panel displayed in the ICE train directed to Basel, Switzerland.
Basel Badischer Bahnhof ( BBB ) is a railway station situated in the city of Basel. Whilst the station is located
on Swiss soil, the platforms and part of the entrance hall are extraterritorial, belonging to Germany, and the
station is operated by the German railway company, Deutsche Bahn. A border crossing is in the passenger
tunnel between the tracks and the station hall. The shops in the station hall, however, are located in
Switzerland, and the Swiss franc is used as the official currency there. The custom's controls are located in
a tunnel between the platforms and the station hall. Passport controls were abolished when Switzerland
joined the Schengen Treaty.
Basel SBB is the central railway station in the city of Basel. Trains run by the Swiss's Federal Railways (SBB) to
destinations within Switzerland use this station,as well as Deutsche Bahn's ICE trains to Germany as well as
Zurich and Interlaken and the Cisalpino service across the Alps to Milan in Italy.
Basel Badischer Bahnhof ( BBB )
(L) A plateform of Basel Badischer station (M) Railway tracks at Basel ( SBB ) station (R) Interior of the first class ICE train
Basel ( SBB ) station
ICE trains at the Basel ( SBB ) station platform.
Deutsche Bahn ( German National Railway )
In August 2011, these video clips were uploaded to the YouTube.
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All railway trains should be completely smoke -free.
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The photographs were taken in May, and the article was written in June2011,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.