Crowdfunded startup dismantles German train monopoly

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the second-largest transport company in the world and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Like many legacy rail networks around Europe, DB operates on a service and product model that was developed in the early part of the 20th century, providing customers with an outdated service. Despite this, it operates a monopoly with two billion passengers using its service each year. Attempting to dismantle their hold is innovative rail company, Locomore. Locomore is a new service that will trial a number of improvements for passengers. Tickets will be half the price of a…

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