March 17 - DB Schenker's volume of European overland and airfreight consignments rose by 2.9 percent and 1.4 percent year-on-year respectively in 2015, while its ocean freight volumes fell 2.1 percent.

In the rail freight sector, DB's volume fell by 4.3 percent year-on-year, while contract logistics volumes dropped 2.1 percent in the reporting period.

Overall, Deutsche Bahn saw revenues top EUR40 billion (USD45.2 billion) in 2015 for the first time in the company's history.