How to properly translate this sentence from English to German?

"Latest Berlin transit news covering S-Bahn and U-Bahn"

Specifically having trouble with word "transit". Words "transit" or "transportation" sometimes have different meanings in different countries (like traffic or hint at specific pre-assumed modes of transport). In this sentence it refers to public transit / mass transportation.

  • Die neuesten S- und U-Bahn-Nachrichten.
    – Janka
    Commented Sep 27, 2020 at 10:17
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    Maybe not quite what you're looking for, but German has a very handy acronym, ÖPNV, for this kind of thing. I found in Die Zeit via DWDS: In der Tat wird die anstehende Reform des „öffentlichen Personennahverkehrs“ (häßlich ÖPNV abgekürzt) kaum Begeisterung wecken, dafür Querelen mit den Bundesländern provozieren und den Wähler verärgern.
    – RDBury
    Commented Sep 27, 2020 at 10:39

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Some context would be needed. As RDBury suggested: "Die jüngsten/neuesten ÖPNV-Meldungen zu S- und U-Bahn in Berlin." could be fitting (translating transit with ÖPNV), but this is merely a term, not a sentence. If "transit news" refers to delays or line breakdowns/closed stations, one might translate "die neuesten Störungen und Verspätungen" or something like that.

  • Thank you - this was very helpful!
    – AlexVPerl
    Commented Sep 27, 2020 at 21:30

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