Topic: ÖBB

Switzerland next stop for DAC test train

After an extensive test program at five Austrian stations from the beginning of February to the beginning of March 2022, a freight train with Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) will be tested in Switzerland now. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
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
|7 comments|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