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Germany's £49 ticket incentive sees 25% more people get on local trains

The €49 a month ‘Deutschlandticket’ has led to a 25 per cent rise in passengers on national railway company Deutsche Bahn's regional services, according to DB Regio CEO Evelyn Palla. Launched in May, the ‘D-Ticket’ enables people to take as many buses and local or regional trains across the country as they need. It includes Berlin’s popular S-Bahn network. Comparing traveller numbers with April, the Deutschlandticket is “already a great success,” Palla told the German newspaper RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND). https://www.euronews.com/green/2023/07/31/deutschlandticket-germanys-49-ticket-pushes-passenger-numbers-up-25-on-local-train-service#:~:text=The%20%E2%82%AC49%20a%20month,the%20country%20as%20they%20need.

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  • Sarah Chabane

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    Great results!

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    • Kevin

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      This is a brilliant path to reduce emissions

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      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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        Great approach towards reducing gas emissions

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        • rosebellendiritu

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          This is a great approach in trying to help in reduction of emissions

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          • Grace Njeri

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            Greater utilization of public transport services is one of the best ways on how to reduce emissions and helps to save the environment.

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          • Edwin wangombe

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            Embarrassing public transportation will help reduce emissions caused by private vehicles

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            • Rashid Kamau

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              One way to contribute to nature conservation and help tackle climate change is to use more public transport services.

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              • Princess

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                Germany's £49 ticket incentive has proven to be a brilliant approach, leading to a remarkable 25% increase in local train ridership.

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