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A delegation from the Austrian province of Vorarlberg visited Bombardier’s plant at Heningsdorf near Berlin on April 6 to view progress on the production of the first Talent 3 regional…
AUSTRIA’s new federal government published its 2018-2019 budget on March 21, revealing various cuts including a reduction in expenditure on railway infrastructure.
SIEMENS officially handed over the first class 1293 Vectron electric locomotive for Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) at a ceremony at Praterstern station in Vienna on March 5.
PLANS to extend the 1520mm-gauge network from Kosice, Slovakia, to Vienna by building a €6.5bn 400km electrified freight-only line, have been revived. The line would improve access to Europe for…
THE first class 1293 Vectron multi-system electric locomotive for Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) made its main line debut on February 14 with a test run from Siemens’ plant at Munich-Allach…
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…
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