Topic: ÖBB

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

ÖBB launches EU Year of Rail locomotive

Austrian operator ÖBB has given one of their locomotives a special European Year of Rail design. The locomotive was presented at a ceremony at Vienna central station last week, and will be on the tracks...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

New non-stop connection between Enns and Hamburg

Rail Cargo Group has launched a new rail freight connection between the northern seaport of Hamburg and Enns in Austria. The service includes two roundtrips per week without stopover. According to the ÖBB subsidiary, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Wels-Vienna-Budapest line 3 times per week

The Austrian Rail Cargo Group and German Kombiverkehr have partnered up to realise a three-weekly rail freight connection between Wels, Vienna and Budapest. The three cities in Germany, Austria and Hungary are main nodes in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen