Purchase Solution

The German Rail System: Impact

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Given the country of Germany and the technology of its railway systems I must provide a detailed outline with two (scholarly)sources on the technological impact the railway systems had on germany.

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The solution provides a comprehensive history of German Railway System from the late 1900's, through to the Cold War up to the present to show the impact of the railway system on the German nation . In terms of technological capacities, full 2008 statistics of the German Rail System, the Deutsche Bahn is presented from business structure to total number of passengers, infrastructure, investments, train/bus operations as well as revenues. The solution includes a word version file attached for easy printing. A suggested outline for a paper on the topic is also included. The solution follows the APA format, references are included.

Solution Preview

Dear Student,
Hello. I am currently based in Germany (Forces) and aside from my interest in the historical and industrial impact of the railway system; I am currently experiencing how efficient it is firsthand. Therefore I have decided to utilise the materials currently on display via DeutscheBahn's (German Railway) websites online. To provide an outline and the impact, you will need to understand why the German Railways is central to German economy, identity and society. I have therefore created a solution below that explains that. As for the Outline I suggest the following:

? Introduction - the purpose of the paper/why
? Part 1 - Early days of German Railway system and its effect to 19th Century Germany
? Part 2 - The German Railway system and the War
? Part 3 - Reunification & Present Form (Economic & Social)
? Part 4 - Expansion & Technological Focus (Green Technology including Maglev)
? Part 5 - Conclusion
? Word Count & References

To get an in-depth idea of current train technology, please follow these links -

I hope this solution will be helpful.Remember that technological development also means social (i.e. economic systems) application. Goodluck!

OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

The German Railway System: History

The current system, known as DeutscheBahn or DB encompasses all of Germany connecting international, regional, intercity and smaller town-to-village train systems serving over 1.9 billion passengers annually. It is hailed as the most on time (never late beyond a minute), highly sophisticated and technologically advanced rail system in Europe and is the standard from which other railway systems around Europe is judged against. The very first rail system in Germany was laid between the cities of Nuremburg and Fürth in 1835 on a 6km track - one of the very first in Europe and the world. The train used was a steam-engine locomotive and became the impetus of the establishment of various private joint-stock companies all over Germany to ...

Solution provided by:
  • MPhil/PhD (IP), Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • MA, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • Certificate, Geva Ulpan (via Universita Tel Aviv)
  • BA, University of the Philippines
Recent Feedback
  • "Thank you!:)"
  • "Excellent, thank you!:)"
  • "Thank you for your timely help. I have submitted another posting (656038) and assigned it directly to you. Please help."
  • "Thank you so much for your timely help. Much appreciated."
  • "Thanks so much for your support."
Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Research Methods for Data Collection

This quiz is designed for students to help them gain a better understanding of the different types of research and when to appropriately use them.

Sociology: Socialization & Social Groups

A refresher quiz on socialization.