Merkel inaugurates München - Berlin Unity Project 8

The inaugural ICE arrives at Berlin Hbf conveying Chancellor Angela Merkel and other VIPs. (Photos: DB AG)

GERMANY: Special trains from München and Nürnberg, celebrations in multiple cities and a spectacular arrival in Berlin Hauptbahnhof marked the inauguration on December 8 of the railway known as German Unity Project VDE8. Commemorative events had been staged in Nürnberg, Erfurt, Leipzig and Wittenberg to mark the formal opening of ...

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