THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) a loan of up to €500m to finance the purchase of new Desiro ML EMUs from Siemens, and Talent…
AUSTRIA’s Ministry of Transport and the government of the province of Styria announced on October 10 that they will sign a new 10-year Public Service Obligation contract with Austrian Federal…
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has presented a second class 1063 prototype last mile locomotive, which has been fitted with batteries and a hydrogen power generator, at its workshop in Linz.
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has commenced construction of the new West Styria station, which is situated east of the Koralm tunnel in Groß Sainkt Florian, southern Austria.
WITH construction of the new Koralm Line from Graz to Klagenfurt now in full swing between Werndorf and Klagenfurt, it has now been decided to start construction of a new…
AUSTRIA’s railway network carried a total of 288.8 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 6.4 million from 2015, according to figures released by Austrian rail regulator Schienen-Control in its…
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) is set to order 25 additional Talent 3 EMUs from Bombardier after concluding a new public service obligation contract with the Austrian Transport Ministry and the…
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has reported strong results for 2016, with ridership reaching a record 244 million passengers in 2016, slightly up from the 238 million passengers recorded in 2015.
A tender has been issued by Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) for new DMUs under a five-year framework contract with an option to extend it by another five years.
STADLER announced that it will form a joint venture with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to take over maintenance of the Kiss EMU fleet used by open-access competitor Westbahn.
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