Company's history


Complete solutions based on our principle "all in one hand"

The BUG VAG was founded in 1990 and in fact of a steady increase of our business we have now round about 400 employees. Our main Business activities are concentrated in the area of all types of track construction and renovation, civil engineering projects, cable laying and installation, level crossing and premises.

These services will be supported by competent specialists and logistic. Our experience in this area and the know-how in Communication- and electro-techniques enable us to offer complete solutions based on our principle "all in one hand".

The competence of our skilled worker and engineering specialists is highly appreciated by public customer and Deutsche Bundesbahn AG.

The motivation of our staff and a modern equipment enable us to fulfil the orders in time and with highest quality. This includes variations and a 24h-stand-by-service to eliminate averages.

  • 05/1990
    BUG Construction and Maintenance of track systems founded by Mr. Martin Thomas - graduated engineer
  • 09/1990
    Transformation in Construction and Maintenance of track systems Limited Company Companion: Thormählen Schweißtechnik Limited Company, Mr. Martin Thomas - graduated engineer
  • 1997
    Withdrawal of Thormählen Schweißtechnik Limited Company
  • 1998
    Introduction of a system "quality of service and receiving of the first certificate" Approval by the respective institution
    Move into the new offices in Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten
  • 2000
    Transformation from a Limited Company to a joint stock Company Board of Directors Chairman: Mr. Martin Thomas - graduated engineer Supervisory Board: Mr. Dr. Meyer at the same time establishment of the independent Company - BUG Leasing Limited Company
  • 2001
    Company expansion with the new division Logistic and KET (Communications and Electro-techniques)
  • 2002
    Release the division Logistic to establish an independent partnership Company
  • 2003
    Obtaining certification to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 from both Gütezert and Überwachungsgemeinschaft Gleisbau (Track Construction Monitoring Association)
  • 2004
    Attainment of the Pre-qualification proof for the field track-laying (Ballast Permanent Way) and Switch-laying (Ballast Permanent Way) in the area of Guiding Speed Range 1 (>230 km/h) from the Pre-qualification-Office of Deutsche Bundesbahn AG.
  • 2005
    Gaining pre-qualification for Deutsche Bahn AG's general civil engineering-earthworks division (subsoil / cable routing systems / supply and disposal lines)
  • 07/2005
    Establishing a branch in Ulm/Senden to conduct business in southern Germany and the neighbouring countries
  • 2006
    Establishing a branch in Dresden
  • 2007
    Establishing a branch in Poznan (Poland)
  • 2008
    BUG has a fully-owned subsidiary (FBB Elektroanlagen & Bahnstrom GmbH) which obtained comprehensive approval for the installation of traction power systems in 2008
  • 2009
    Expanding the range of services with the new welding division, and obtaining the relevant approval
  • 2010
    20th company anniversary
  • 2012
    Acquisition of BUG 's largest project to date "Dessau-Roßlau rail junction"
  • 2012/ 2013
    Relocation of the polish branch from Poznan nach Szczecin
  • 2013
    We are expanding our range of services with the new "bridge construction and civil engineering" division
  • 2014
    BUG Verkehrsbau AG headquarters moving into their new premises at Landsberger Str. 265/ Haus M, in 12623 Berlin
  • 2015
    25th anniversary of incorporation