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Topic: Austria

OBB carsharing service, source: ÖBB

ÖBB extends carsharing service

Austrian rail infrastructure manager ÖBB-Infrastruktur has opened a new carsharing location at Vienna Praterstern railway station. Unlike other ÖBB’s carsharing points, the new site offers to the customers only climate-friendly electric vehicles. The new carsharing point...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB cycling wagon, source: ÖBB

ÖBB opens new cross-border service for cyclists

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has launched a new service for cycling enthusiasts. The rail company has added a special wagon for carrying bicycles on the cross-border routes from Villach to Jesenice, Slovenia, and Tarvisio, Italy....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
OBB green logo at Vienna railway station, source: OBB

Austrian train stations powered with green electricity

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has reached a new milestone in implementing the energy-saving policy. The company provided green electricity for all train stations, offices, workshops and container cranes. On that occasion, ÖBB installed the restyled...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
GySev Flirt train, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler strengthens presence in Hungary

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail increased its presence in Hungary. The company has accomplished the delivery of 10 Flirt trains to the Hungarian regional rail operator GySEV. As a result, the number of Flirt vehicles running...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Desiro train, source: Siemens Mobility

ÖBB orders more Desiro trains

Siemens Mobility has received a new order from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). The German manufacturer will supply an additional 24 Desiro ML regional trains. Thus, the total number of ordered trains has increased up...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt in Belarus

Belarus to launch passenger train to Hungary

Belarusian Railway is working to improve its links with the European Union. The state-owned company plans to launch a passenger rail service from Brest station, near the Polish border, to Budapest, the capital of Hungary....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EV charging point at Bischofshofen railway station, source: ÖBB

ÖBB expands EV charging network at train stations

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) continues to expand its service for passengers with electric cars. The company has opened a new electric vehicle charging point at Bischofshofen railway station. It is the first EV charging facility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Flexity tram in Vienna, source: City of Vienna

Flexity tram makes first regular trip in Vienna

A Flexity low-floor tram produced by Bombardier Transportation made a first regular trip on the streets of Vienna. The vehicle got access for operations after extensive testing for a year. Flexity trams will replace the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Westbahn to return to German railway market

Austrian open-access railway operator Westbahn will return to the German market after a five-year break. The company intends to launch an international train from Vienna to Munich in April 2019. The service will be provided...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko