Swietelsky is seeking to develop new systems to carry out track maintenance and renewal on conventional and high-speed lines more quickly and at lower cost. The project involves the construction of two prototype rail maintenance vehicles, which will be developed by Swietelsky at its research centre in Fischamend near Vienna.

The European Union is financing the project through the EU Finance for Innovators (InnovFin) programme, which is part of Horizon 2020, the EU's €80bn R&D fund for 2014-2020.