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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Cottbus information center on structural change

2021-10-15T16:40:24.263Z

An information center directly at the main train station in Cottbus will in future provide information about the measures for structural change in Lusatia. This includes the new maintenance facility of Deutsche Bahn, which will start operations in 2024. After the symbolic groundbreaking, construction of the information center began, as Deutsche Bahn announced on Friday.



An information center directly at the main train station in Cottbus will in future provide information about the measures for structural change in Lusatia.

This includes the new maintenance facility of Deutsche Bahn, which will start operations in 2024.

After the symbolic groundbreaking, construction of the information center began, as Deutsche Bahn announced on Friday.

Cottbus - The 150 square meter building is due to open at the end of February 2022.

The information center should show the current state of planning of the new railway plant and inform about the progress of the construction work.

In the pavilion, further projects from the Investment Law Coal Regions will be presented, which are intended to promote structural change in Brandenburg.

The pavilion also offers space for events.

The information center is financed by funds from the Federal Structural Strengthening Act.

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The aim is to expand the capacity of the route between Hamburg Central Station and Hamburg-Harburg, said Transport Senator Anjes Tjarks (Greens) on Friday.

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10,000 signatures against a minimum distance from gambling halls

Arcade operators have collected almost 11,000 signatures against the new minimum distance of 500 meters between two arcades and schools.

The organizers want to hand over the petition to Parliament President Birgit Hesse in the state parliament next Tuesday, as they announced on Friday.

Due to the new distance regulation in the law on the execution of the State Treaty on Gaming in 2021, the gaming arcade operators fear that 65 percent of the approximately 180 gaming libraries in the country will remain in existence.

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Basic pension not yet in the account?

How to find out if you get the money

The first new retirees have the notification of the basic pension in their mailbox.

Other retirees will only be informed later.

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According to the company, construction work for the new railway plant should start in the coming year instead of 2023.

Mainly ICE 4 trains are to be serviced there.

The new plant will create a total of 1200 jobs.

According to the plans, a two-track hall is to be built by 2024.

Another hall with four tracks is to follow by 2026.

DB is currently receiving a new ICE 4 every three weeks. The fleet comprises more than 80 trains.

By the end of 2024, 137 ICE 4 trains are to be in use across Germany.

One billion euros will be invested in the plant.

dpa

Source: merkur

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