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


What we want to achieve

We are opening up our data to the worldwide community so we can design the future of mobility together. We want to use our hackathons to encourage the community to collaborate with us. To gain an inside view of our data visit our open data portal data.deutschebahn.com.

Data & Challenges

VBB: (Hackathon API-key: Ask Mentors)  Berlin-Brandenburg: The transport association Berlin-Brandenburg provides an API for real-time data for all suburban railways (S-Bahn), metro trains (U-Bahn), busses and trams in Berlin-Brandenburg + timetables as GTFS 

Aks Mentors for info.

Ask the Mentors.

Discover our data portal

  • get to know data.deutschebahn.com that also gives external hackers access to selected data sets
  • validate our data & formats and give us feedback
  • find out more about special sets of data selected for this hackathon

Build and test projects

  • create your own projects with our data
  • combine sensors and software
  • use the data any way you want to and test or create your own applications

Join our community

  • meet inspiring people from the DB and experts from the open data world
  • be the first to know about the next steps around #dbopendata and learn about the showcases of our colleagues
  • present your projects and get feedback and help

What do we offer

Find a platform to design and shape our future mobility. 
We will provide data, challenges and mentors to support you during the hackathon.