"again!" it was said for years, if the Railways increased their prices. Now the prices are falling. Again. But as big as the last time, the discount is not.
Berlin (Reuters) - For customers of Deutsche Bahn, the next price cut is in sight. From 1. July will be offered tickets for long-distance transport of 1.9 per cent cheaper.
"We the VAT will provide reduction to our customers," said Board member Berthold Huber, the German press Agency. The price is valid for all the Super-saver, - saving, price and Flex-price Tickets, as well as for rail cards and season tickets in long-distance transport.
In short-distance transport, the railway decides not to, in most cases, but here, too, the driving benefit of guests. "The VAT reduction, we "1:1 want to give" to our customers", - stated in a letter from the management Board to the Supervisory Board which is present the German press Agency in Parts.
when will also Regio cheaper, but still. It was ally in discussions with the other Stakeholders in the industry, i.e. transport, other train operators and the operators that organize the transport in Germany and Finance.
decided to have The Grand coalition, the value added tax from 1. To reduce July to the end of the year. The reduced rate, since the beginning of the year for railway tickets for long-distance transport, should be reduced from seven to five percent.
To the beginning of the year had reduced the railway fares in long-distance transport for the first Time since 2002. Tickets were ten per cent cheaper, because the train killed the former VAT reduction in one-to-one. As part of the Corona-stimulus package, the government is turning once again to the VAT.
At the same time, the railway will receive an additional billion, because their number of passengers was broken from the middle of March. Five billion euros will flow, as a Corona-aid to the capital of the state group. The countries receive an extra 2.5 billion euros for buses and trains in Regional and local transport.
gradually more people get into the trains. In the major travel weekend of Pentecost, there were in the German railway about half as many as a year earlier.Updated Date: 10 June 2020, 05:35