New Rügen Bäderbahn railway depot and tourist experience landscape opened

Pressemitteilung des Ministeriums für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Infrastruktur und Tourismaus Jesse: Touristische und infrastrukturelle Bauprojekte spielen wichtige Rolle als Motor für die regionale Entwicklung und den Tourismus vor Ort Verkehrsstaatssekretärin Ines Jesse hat am Freitag (24.05.) die neue Eisenbahnbetriebswerkstatt der Rügenschen Bäderbahn und den ersten Teil der „Touristischen Erlebnislandschaft“ am Bahnhof Putbus offiziell eröffnet. „Die neue…

Timetable conference in Rostock

Rostock, 28 February 2024 The timetable conference for local rail passenger transport (SPNV) took place today at the Rostock Chamber of Industry and Commerce with the state's public transport authorities, transport companies and passenger associations. The annual conference serves to discuss the draft timetables for all regional rail passenger transport lines in the state for the 2025 timetable year, with VMV-Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (VMV) focussing in particular on...

MVVG receives funding

Press release from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour Jesse: Digitalisation is an important part of the state's mobility offensive State Secretary for Transport Ines Jesse handed over a grant notification to Managing Director Torsten Grahn of Mecklenburg-Vorpommersche Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH (MVVG) on Thursday, 18 January 2024. The funding is intended to support investments in the development of digital sales and control structures....

New funding guideline for local public transport on-call bus services in MV

Schwerin, 28.12.2023 We want to cover the "last mile" throughout the state with the on-call bus. As part of its mobility offensive, the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern grants financial subsidies for the development, provision and operation of municipal on-call bus systems as part of the state-wide on-call bus system in compliance with defined quality criteria. The grants for on-call bus systems in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern aim to...

Start of the first Regiobus line

Press invitation from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Tourism and Employment The first Regiobus line will start operating in the state capital of Schwerin on Sunday, 10 December 2023, when the timetable changes. Line 170 from Schwerin to Sternberg via Cambs and Brüel will be operated by Verkehrsgesellschaft Ludwigslust-Parchim (VLP). The official launch of the regional bus line will be attended by the State Secretary for Transport...

Press invitation for Thursday, 07 December 2023 - Timetable change in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Press invitation from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour The new annual timetable for local rail passenger transport in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will start on Sunday, 10 December 2023. Together with Daniel Bischof, Managing Director of Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern mbH, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's Minister of Transport and Economic Affairs Reinhard Meyer will present the new timetable. When? Thursday, 07 December 2023, 10:00 a.m. Where? Fürstenzimmer in the...

SPNV award sub-network Ostsee-Alster (OSTA) finalised - contract awarded

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Schwerin, 27 November 2023 In November 2023, the states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Schleswig-Holstein and the Free Hanseatic City of Hamburg made their decision to award the contract for the high-demand Regional Express Line 1 (RE1), which connects Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with the Hamburg metropolitan region. In the award procedure, which has been running since October 2022, the operator was sought from December 2027 over a period of 14 timetable years until 2041. Also affected are...

Workshop on the VMV public transport umbrella brand for MV

Neubrandenburg, 09.11.2023 VMV-Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has invited the state's transport companies, interest groups, districts and independent cities to the first workshop on the establishment of a public transport umbrella brand for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Neubrandenburg. Representatives from the Ministry of Economics, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour also took part in the workshop. At the workshop, ideas for the future umbrella brand for public transport in...

Rail Day: Fascination Railways- a celebration of the industry from 15 to 17 September 2023

Press release of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour The "Rail Day" starts on 15 September 2023 and is part of the "European Mobility Week". Here, the railway industry presents itself nationwide in all its diversity. In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and throughout Germany, events will take place that focus on the railways and railways. Coordinated by...

Station Ribnitz-Damgarten West extensively modernised

Press release by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour Meyer: New gateway to the amber town of Ribnitz-Damgarten Ribnitz-Damgarten, 06.09.2023, as of today, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has another completely modernised railway station. The long-distance and regional railway station Ribnitz-Damgarten West has been extensively upgraded and made barrier-free. The platforms are now higher, longer and equipped with digital information systems as well as modern loudspeakers and offer...