Herbert Minarik, Sven Schirmer, Leena Jäger and Matthias Landgraf explain how the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) successfully tackled the first steps of volume data collection.
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For Global Railway Review’s ‘Access For All’ interview series, Franz Andel, Accessibility Manager at ÖBB-Personenverkehr, explains the importance of accessibility for the company and highlights some of the passenger friendly features of the their trains.
Austria's national rail company, ÖBB, has ordered additional Siemens Desiro ML electric trainsets for inner-Alpine local and regional services, beginning in 2025.
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group reveals plans for more rail transportation through the duty-free corridor from the port of Trieste to the Dry Port Villach, and investments in increasing waste transports by rail and new subsidiaries in China and Serbia.
Moderated by Carlo Borghini, Executive Director, Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, participants of this Roundtable explore how DAC will increase the capacity and quality of freight traffic as well as of rail infrastructure and its role in meeting rail’s sustainability targets, plus they look at the main policy and legal challenges…
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the traction power supply of the Wendlingen–Ulm high-speed rail line; what passengers in the UK want from their journeys; Roundtable on Digital Automatic Coupling; Track Technologies and Alternative Fuels In-Depth Focuses; and much more!
Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ÖBB BCC GmbH and Peter Blauensteiner, Programme Manager of Strategic Capacity Management at ÖBB Personenverkehr AG, write how a predictive, rather than a reactive, approach to delay management could transform rail timetables.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!
ÖBB has placed a major order of 20 additional next generation, seven-car night trains from Siemens Mobility, securing its position as market leader in Europe’s night train sector.
Following seven rounds of negotiations, CER and ETF have reached a provisional agreement for the promotion of the employment of women in the European rail sector.
As part of the European Year of Rail, the special 'Connecting Europe Express' train will cross the continent and demonstrate in real time the power of rail to connect people and businesses.
Leonore Gewessler, Austria’s Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, highlights the importance of rail in driving Austria’s commitment to becoming climate-neutral.
On the path to climate neutrality, Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) have set a goal of integrating environmental impacts caused by products and services into its procurement process. Matthias Landgraf, Senior Scientist at TU Graz, and Sven Schirmer, ÖBB’s Corporate Procurement Coordinator for Rolling Stock, explain more.
Alstom's Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen fuel cell train, has completed three months of test operations on Austrian regional lines.
KfW IPEX-Bank will provide the €80 million finance for ÖBB's EMU project, which is also being financed in part by the European Investment Bank.