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Hybrid train proves sufficiency in Austria

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has completed another stage in testing the Cityjet eco train. During a month, the company’s first hybrid vehicle was being examined on the regional routes in Upper Austria. Earlier, it was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Nightjet train, source: ÖBB

Night trains will return to Netherlands in 2020

After a four-year break, night trains will return to the Netherlands. They will connect the country with Germany and Austria. The new daily service will be provided by Dutch national railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Spar collection box at Tullnerfeld railway station, source: ÖBB

ÖBB installs collection boxes at train stations

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has launched a new service for its passengers. The railway company installed the first three collection boxes at train stations to pick-up products ordered from a supermarket. This project is implementing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet eco train, source: ÖBB

Austria tests first hybrid train

On 2 September Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has started to test the prototype of the Cityjet eco train, the country’s first hybrid passenger multiple unit. It is capable to run using both the overhead electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
WestBahn train, source: WestBahn

AllRail names main risks for EU rail market

The Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants (AllRail), an association of non-incumbent railway operators, has defined several main risks for the EU rail market. The unfair access to train routes and financing as well as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB green locomotive, source: ÖBB

Green revolution on Austrian rails

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is implementing environmentally friendly solutions to reduce CO2 emissions. The company develops the use of green traction energy, improves its infrastructure, invests in alternative mobilities. By 2050, ÖBB aims to become...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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