Topic: ÖBB

ÖBB to electrify the Rosentalbahn

The 12 kilometre long section between Klagenfurt and Weizelsdorf in Austria will be modernised by 2023. The project was launched last Sunday. In addition to the electrification of the route, also named ‘Rosentalbahn’, stops and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
New generation Nightjet ÖBB presented - Photo: ÖBB, Marek Knopp

New generation Nightjets revealed by ÖBB

ÖBB and Siemens Mobility have presented the exterior design of the new generation of the Nightjet on Tuesday. The first new Nightjets will go in operation from 2022, a total of 33 new trains will...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
ÖBB EU Year of Rail locomotive. source: ÖBB / scheiblecker

ÖBB presents EU Year of Rail locomotive

Austrian operator ÖBB has given one of their locomotives a special European Year of Rail design. The locomotive was presented at a ceremony at Vienna central station last week, and will be on the tracks...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Installation of bird protection cap photo from ÖBB by Renate Wunder

ÖBB makes railway along the Danube bird proof

Austrian rail infrastructure manager ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG has installed special insulation caps, glass shields and markings on parts of the S7 railway line to protect birds from electrocution and other hazards. ÖBB-Infra partnered up with the...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro
ÖBB train, source: Wikipedia

ÖBB invests 17.5 billion euros in railway masterplan

ÖBB, the Austrian railway company, will invest almost three billion euros annually in the railway network. The vision for the design is to prioritize four different points: combating climate change, strengthening Metropolitan regions and rural...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro