Internet page in plain language

Who is the VMV?

VMV is the abbreviation for:

Verkehrs-Gesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Eine Cartoonzeichnung von der Landkarte Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

The VMV takes care of train traffic in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

1.6 million people live in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

What does the VMV do?

Eine Cartoonzeichung von einem Zug.

All passengers should always reach their destination safely.

That is why the VMV takes care that:

  • there are enough trains.
  • the trains are deployed at the right time.
Eine Cartoonzeichung von einem Verkehrs-Vertrag.

The VMV concludes contracts with railway transport companies.

The trains of the railway transport companies in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern run for this purpose.

This means that there are always enough trains.

In 2019, VMV has concluded contracts with 5 rail transport companies.

The VMV monitors compliance with the contracts.

Eine Cartoonzeichung von Aufzählungen. Die Aufzählungen werden markiert.

The VMV also makes sure that:

  • Arrival times and departure times are well coordinated with each other
  • the trains are on time
  • the offers of the VMV are always good
  • the passengers are satisfied
Eine Cartoonzeichnung von dem Gebäude der VMV.

The VMV was founded in 1995.

And belongs to the federal state

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

The VMV has its headquarters in Schwerin.

The work of the VMV will be reviewed.

There is a specialist supervision for this.

What can you find on the Internet site?

Eine Cartoonzeichnung von einem Menschen mit einem Buch und Daumen der rechten Hand hoch.

On this website you will find information in plain language:

  • Who is the VMV?
  • What does the VMV do?
  • Which rail transport companies operate in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern?
Eine Cartoonzeichung von einem Fahrplan.

Information on the timetables in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern can be found at here.

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