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ICE: Der Intercity-Express

ICE is the abbreviation for Intercity-Express, the high-speed trains that run between the major cities in Germany.

To use the ICE you need a ticket that entitles you to do so, stating that a particular part of your journey is using such a train.

Visitors to Germany may prefer avoid using ICE trains, in order to travel the older, more scenic routes.

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