Deutsche Bahn

Profiles of cross-border railway tracks

Information and contacts

DB Netz AG aims to provide important information on cross-border transport.

In the following sections, you will find detailed profiles on individual border routes and information on the PreCheck procedure, for the harmonization and coordination of international train path applications.

These profiles contains general informations on network Access, a general and country-specific guideline  for railway undertakings  who are planning cross-border traffic, as well as the operational and technical characteristics of the crossborder lines.

Legally binding information about the track use at DB Netz AG are available in the applicable rail network statement (SNB) and about the use of DB Netz  service facilities in the terms of use valid for service facilities (NBS).

Further  information about the specific PreCheck agreements of the respective crossborder lines  can be found in the respective border characteristics.

The handbooks for cross-border rail traffic for only available in German. An English version is coming soon.