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European mixed traffic: High-tech solutions to optimise performance and LCC

9 December 2015 | By Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review

In an interview with Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, Dieter Fritz, Chief Executive Officer of voestalpine VAE GmbH and Frederick Kübler, Chief Sales Officer of voestalpine Schienen GmbH, discuss the customer-beneficial synergies between the group’s rail and turnout businesses, plus their future expectations with regard to European market…


High-Speed Rail supplement

18 September 2014 | By

In our latest free-to-view High-Speed Supplement, Libor Lochman, Executive Director at the CER discusses what’s next for this area in Europe, Andrew McNaughton, Technical Director for HS2 covers what’s important for high-speed rail passengers, Alexander Misharin, VP at Russian Railways discusses developments, plus members of ADIF’s high-speed maintenance section provide…


Track Systems supplement 2014

5 June 2014 | By

In our latest free-to-view Track Systems Supplement, read articles about the CAPACITY4RAIL project, track maintenance facilities in Portugal, plus switches and crossings research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology...


The future of rail is here

3 April 2006 | By Craig Waters

The railway infrastructure market needs excellent, sustainable and economical track solutions – these are the words of Klaus Meusel, Member of the Managing Board, voestalpine Bahnsysteme GmbH & Co KG. However this is not merely commentary; voestalpine Schienen GmbH have invested more than €330m in a new rail manufacturing plant.…


The ÖBB life cycle cost

23 August 2005 | By Dr. Peter Veit, Professor, Institute for Railway Engineering and Transport Economy, University of Technology, Graz and Gregor Girsch, Technical Customer Services, Technology, voestalpine Schienen GmbH

In a joint project, Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), the Institute for Railway Engineering and Transport Economy of the University of Technology, Graz and voestalpine Schienen GmbH have developed a (LCC) life cycle cost-based evaluation model for track components – rail profiles and steel grades.