Topic: Austria

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn improves rail link to Baltic coast

65 million euros and eight months of the construction works. That’s how much money and time Deutsche Bahn needed to extensively modernise the Warnemünde station. As a result, the passengers can travel the long-distance trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Strukton Rail launches intelligent tamping machine

Dutch contractor Strukton Rail has entered service the ground-breaking intelligent tamping machine Universal Tamper 4.0. It is able of learning to work by itself and has several other innovative features. The machine was developed by...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

ÖBB on halfway in digging Semmering Tunnel

Austrian rail infrastructure manager ÖBB-Infrastruktur and its contractors have resumed the works at almost all the construction sites in the country. Among them is the Semmering Base Tunnel. The project is on the halfway to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Robot Pepper at London St Pacnras station, source: Robots of London

Robots assist railways

The spread of coronavirus around the world and particularly in Europe has made the use of unmanned technologies more vital. In this regard, robots could be a solution for cleaning and disinfecting trains or stations....Read more
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Passengers board PKP Intercity train, source: PKP Intercity

How European railways react to coronavirus

While European airlines cancel their flights to Italy and other countries, railway operators try to keep up the work as normal as possible. However, the international train traffic to and from Italy has been suspended....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Four-track railway between Vienna and Linz, source: Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB)

Austria expands four-track network

The increase in train traffic is forcing the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to improve the existing infrastructure. Among the solutions is the construction of the four-track mainlines. There are two high-capacity railways on the country’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet double-decker train, source: ÖBB

Austria retrofits 100 double-decker carriages

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is modernising its double-decker carriages produced in the 1990s and 2000s. For this year, the company has scheduled to retrofit 19 cars. The entire programme includes the modernisation of 100 double-decker...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

ÖBB unveils major infrastructure projects

ÖBB-Infrastruktur, the infrastructure division of Austrian Federal Railways, has outlined several priorities for the current year. Its main focus will be devoted to the eastern part of Austria. The company plans to invest around 670...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

ÖBB launches two night trains to Brussels

Austrian national railway operator ÖBB has launched a new night train service. It links the cities of Vienna and Innsbruck to Brussels. Two new connections between Austria and Belgium are available for passengers twice a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko