As a privately-owned open access operator in Austria, WESTbahn must ensure its rolling stock asset is always operational. Erich Forster, WESTbahn’s CEO, outlines what it takes to maintain their fleet, including the four pillars of maintenance activities it adheres to.
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In response to the European Commission's EU Green Deal, European rail CEOs recently met in Brussels to discuss the new approach to sustainable mobility.
We speak to Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ÖBB about how the company is boldly moving forward with its digital initiatives to improve operations and ensure passenger and employee satisfaction.
With big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming more widely used across the rail sector, collecting data is relatively easily, but there is an understanding that more can be done with the data to positively impact operations and business processes. This debate brings together experts to share their experiences…
Passengers have yet again awarded ÖBB 'very good' and 'good' ratings when asked about the services provided by the operator and ranked safety and punctuality very highly.
Focusing on mountainous routes of Upper Austria, ÖBB has invested €4.3 million in the protection of railway lines from rock fall and avalanches.
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility develop environmentally-friendly train with electro-hybrid battery drive, which enables local emission-free operation.
With deliveries scheduled to begin in March 2020, an additional 61 Vectron MS vehicles will be operated by Austrian Federal Railways.
This new non-stop connection strengthens intermodal rail logistics offering and increases the volume of freight traffic at Venice port.
New non-stop TransFER connections have strengthened the intermodal rail logistics offering, with shorter transit times making rail logistics more attractive.
With international guest numbers reaching over 161,000 and more than 3,000 exhibitors showcasing their products and solutions, this year’s record-breaking InnoTrans trade fair has once again proved to be the driving force of the rail sector.