All 27 projects: download PDF


Winning Project:   Piep

Audio guide for train journeys providing itinerary updates and insight about information about interesting places you pass by.


Winning Project:  InternetTimer - InternetTimer

A live timer shows a prediction how long your internet connection will stay online/offline.


Winning Project:  SightTraining - Aquila

Webapp for getting information about point of interests around your current train ride


Winning Project:  Team Bakdata - Routing 4.0

Modern routing algorithm for public transportation that is able to accomodate common concerns, like minimizing waiting times in the cold or being able to walk or ride a bike short distances between stations.


Winning Project:  Tickets - Fun with ~55 gigabytes of historic train tickets

Slicing and recognition of historic railway tickets with user validation through gamification


Winning Project:  WRP - Wagenreihungsplan - WRP - Wagenreihungsplan

Avoid the printed Wagenreihungsplan at the station, as there's almost always a crowd and use WRP - Wagenreihungsplan.


Photos: Andrea Vollmer & Michael Kuchinke-Hofer für Deutsche Bahn AG


Locations and Schedule

8th DB Hackathon: Open Data

Fri 15.12.2017 4 pm (doors) 5 pm (start) 8 pm (Hacknight)&

Sat 16.12.2017 8 am (doors) 10 am (start) - 7 pm (end)

DB mindbox, S-/U-Bahnhof Jannowitzbrücke 
Holzmarktstraße 6-9
10179 Berlin




Daten von OpenStreetMap - Veröffentlicht unter ODbL
Friday, 15th of December  
04:00 pm Entry
05:00 pm Welcome & Introduction: participants and mentors, presentation of ideas and teams
06:00 pm

Open Sessions (20 mins each): technology / workshops / brainstorming / updates

08:00 pm Kick off Hacknight
12:00 pm Midnight snacks
Saturday, 16th of December  
08:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am Morning-Meetup
12:30 pm Lunch
03:00 pm Prepare your Team Results
04:30 pm Presentation of Team Results & Award Ceremony
07:00 pm End of Hackathon