Significant events after the balance sheet date
In July 2018,roup issued a further bond with a total volume of 400 (about 346 ) via Finance. The bond has a duration of ten years, has been issued with a coupon of 0.5% and has been placed with institutional investors in Switzerland and swapped into euros.
Reduction of train path prices in rail freight transport
At the beginning of July, the German Bundestag adopted the budget for 2018 and, in this connection, adopted an increase in the funds for the Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur;).
Of the total volume of additional funds,175 will be channeled into the reduction of train path prices for rail freight transport in the second half of 2018. After successful approval under the terms of the funding guideline, the funds will be provided by the European Union.
Berlin, July 19, 2018
Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft
The Management Board