Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.10 - Passenger rail transport, interurban

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 October 2017
Employment effect (start)
5 November 2017
Foreseen end date


As announced on 22 October 2017, German national railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) plans to create 1,000 new jobs in an application marathon between 5 November 2017 and 12 November 2017. The application process will be happening simultaneously in seven major cities (Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg, Cologne, Berlin, Mannheim and Frankfurt am Main). Applicants can apply online for one of approximately 3,000 personal interviews. Suitable applicants will be offered a contract right after their interview.

DB is looking for train drivers, dispatchers, conductors, on-board caterers, electricians and mechatronics engineers.

In January 2017 DB has already announced to create 700 new jobs for IT experts.


  • 22 October 2017: Rheinische Post Online
  • 22 October 2017: Die Welt Online


Eurofound (2017), Deutsche Bahn, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 92357, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92357.