Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
German train operator: women-only compartments not reaction to New Year attacks
German train operator: women-only compartments not reaction to New Year attacks
From: CNA
Date: 01/04/16

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A German railway company which has introduced women-only compartments on one line said on Thursday the move was not a reaction to the New Year *** attacks in Cologne and other cities but a response to customer requests made earlier in December.

Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn set aside compartments for women, children and the elderly on trains operating between Leipzig and Chemnitz in eastern Germany last week, with two compartments for the use of women and children only.

"Some women wanted to have a little bit more security," a Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn spokesman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Germany.

[Read More]

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  21 injured in Taipei train explosion: Reports A380Lover 0 5,936 07 July 2016, 11:57 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  Japan train staff berated for snoozing and reading on duty A380Lover 0 2,008 10 May 2016, 10:21 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
Exclamation KTM Komuter collides with ETS train near Batang Kali, 3 injured Black Wargreymon X 0 2,133 07 May 2016, 04:57 PM
Last Post: Black Wargreymon X
  South Korea train derails killing engineer, injuring 8 A380Lover 0 1,735 22 April 2016, 11:24 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  2 reported dead as Amtrak train derailment halts US northeast rail travel A380Lover 0 1,855 04 April 2016, 11:35 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  Hello Kitty-themed train departs from Taiwan station A380Lover 0 1,291 22 March 2016, 11:50 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  Hitachi Opens First U.S. Train Plant to Build Metrocars in Miami A380Lover 0 1,252 19 March 2016, 12:45 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  CRRC builds faster train control system A380Lover 0 1,276 18 March 2016, 11:57 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  Taichung metro step closer to train-testing by year end A380Lover 0 1,092 17 March 2016, 10:57 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  Bad commute: Hong Kong Light Rail train service disrupted after truck’s crane hits MT A380Lover 0 1,269 15 March 2016, 11:54 PM
Last Post: A380Lover

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)