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Cologne/Mainz - in December the travel times on the route between Mainz and Cologne will extend. The reason for this is construction work. The route between Boppard and Werlau (Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis) is also affected.

Fernverkehr-Reisende müssen sich im Dezember auf längere Fahrzeiten zwischen Mainz und Köln sowie Boppard und Werlau einstellen. Thomas Banneyer/dpa © Thomas Banneyer/dpa Fern traffic travelers in December have to prepare for longer travel times between Mainz and Cologne as well as Boppard and Werlau. Thomas Banneyer/dpa

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Which stops can be found out exactly, passengers could find out via the DB information system, said a railway spokesman. Alternatively, the stations can be reached through local transport.

An exception applies to the RE 2nd from December 12th to 22nd, the Mainz-Roman Theater, Mainz-Bischofsheim, Rüsselsheim, Frankfurt (Main) Airport, Frankfurt-Stadion and Frankfurt-Niederrad are canceled on this route.

In addition, DB uses buses from December 27th to 31st in local transport between Mainz and Koblenz for the RE 2, RE 17 and RB 26.

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from December 12th to 22nd, according to DB, the tracks on the Cologne-Mainz route are renewed . Between December 27 and 30, the construction work between Boppard and Werlau will take place.

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