The free rail travel for armed forces members is good: the 77,000 Tickets have been resolved for January. The Federal government will pay 4.30 euros per journey.
The free rail travel for armed forces members in Uniform that are also in the leisure possible, had been decided in the past year, in order to increase "the visibility of soldiers in the Public sphere", as it is stated in the notice of the Bundeswehr. The Figures show – as well as a look at many of the trains on the weekend – that succeeded. To the question of whether the measure the objective is achieved, to shape the "public opinion of the Bundeswehr positive", are not Numbers.
For the free Tickets, need to book the soldier inside of a special Internet portal and only in connection with the service certificate valid, pays the Federal government a flat-rate compensation of 4 million euros per year to the railway. This seems to be due to the rain the use of the offer to be a good Deal for the government: If the use remains in the Rest of the year, about the same, cost of each Ticket, on average, only around 4.30 euros – far less than a regular Ticket. Use the soldier can. inside each of the remote transport connection to the Deutsche Bahn, however, for a specific train
As the free army trips were decided, was to come up in the past year, the requirement to allow people with a volunteer, in principle, free rail travel. But this was not taken up by the policy.
The railway had recently announced that passenger numbers in January to 1.2 million euros higher than a year earlier. As a reason, especially the VAT reduction was called, which met in the year in force. The new Figures show, however, that the free military Tickets are likely at least a small proportion of this.Date Of Update: 04 March 2020, 18:00