German operating companies
After completion of the restructuring in 2022, the following rail franchises in Germany will be operated:
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Since 2015, Abellio’s trains have been running on the STS electric network and since December 2018 on the DISA network. Thousands of passengers are able to travel with Abellio in the Harz and Börde regions and as well between the major cities of Erfurt and Magdeburg.
The company is based in Bielefeld and connects the cities of Braunschweig and Hannover in Lower Saxony with Bielefeld and Rheine in North Rhine-Westphalia. From Münster there is a direct line via Meppen and Leer to Emden on the North Sea.