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Strong interest in 49-euro ticket in Berlin

Deutschlandticket

A "Deutschlandticket" chip card is on sorted subscription applications.

Shortly before its launch on Monday, the new Deutschlandticket has once again aroused great interest in Berlin.

At Alexanderplatz on Sunday, a queue more than 100 metres long formed in front of sales outlets, as RBB reported. A similar picture emerged at Zoologischer Garten station. The Deutschlandticket is valid nationwide for local and regional transport and is sold as a monthly subscription for 49 euros per month. It is issued as a mobile phone ticket or chip card. Until the end of the year, it can also be purchased as a paper ticket with a QR code.

Deutschlandticket available since 20 April

The ticket for May could be ordered online at the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe until 20 April. Since then, it has only been available at the ticket office. According to BVG, around 500,000 customers have already purchased the ticket. According to the Association of German Transport Companies, there were more than three million customers nationwide.

Author: dpa/deepl.com
Further information: Deutschlandticket
Publication date: 30 April 2023
Last updated: 2 May 2023

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