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Message for U.S. Citizens: Transportation in Germany Affected by Six-Day Train Strike
January 23, 2024

The German Train Drivers’ Union (GDL) is planning a strike that will begin at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, and last until 6 p.m. Monday, January 29.  This will cause delays and cancellations in Deutsche Bahn train operations.  We strongly encourage passengers to check schedule information prior to travel on these days.

For more information, please see https://www.deutschebahn.com/en/presse or your regional local Deutsche Bahn branch, such as https://sbahn.berlin/en/.

For emergency services, please contact the Embassy or appropriate Consulate General:

U.S. Embassy Berlin
+49-30-8305-0 (business hours)
+49-30-8305-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt
+49-69-7535-0 (business hours)
+49-69-7535-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Munich
+49-89-2888-580 (business hours)
+49-89-2888-0 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs 
888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444

Country Information – Germany 

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