Topic: Austria

ÖBB Rail Cargo Austria

Is the Kosice-Vienna line cancelled for good?

The extension of the broad gauge line (1,520 mm) between the Slovakian city of Kosice and Vienna has been on the planning table since 2008. Yet, fourteen years later, and following multiple declarations of intent...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

Put waste on the rails, says Austria

In Austria, a legal amendment has been proposed to increase the transport of waste by rail. Currently, 80 per cent of this waste is still transported by road, although the cargo type is very suitable...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

ÖBB acquires 90 new bulk freight wagons

ŽOS Trnava, a Slovak rail cars and locomotives manufacturer, will undertake the development and building of 90 new freight wagons for ÖBB. The new wagons belong to the Faccns series of freight self-dumping 4-axle wagon,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

Green electricity for all RCG trains in Germany

After its Austrian network, Rail Cargo Group is now operating its German network entirely by green electricity. Trains on all TransFER services in Germany are running on traction current that comes 100 per cent from...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

AlbatrossExpress expands Austrian network

Wolfurt terminal in Austria has become part of the AlbatrossExpress network. The TSA terminal, part of the ÖBB infrastructure, will serve five itineraries per week starting from 13 December. Additionally, it will connect with important...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Commission approves Austrian support scheme

The European Commission has approved an Austrian financial support scheme for rail freight transportation. The scheme which is compiled by two measures aims to cover grants and relieve rail operators from track access charges. With...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios