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Coradia iLint Finished Passenger Test Service At ÖBB
Coradia iLint Finished Passenger Test Service At ÖBB

On 27 November 2020, Alstom's Coradia iLint has completed around three months of test operation on the ÖBB regional lines.

ZSSK And ÖBB Vehicles Tested Between Bratislava And Komárno
ZSSK And ÖBB Vehicles Tested Between Bratislava And Komárno

In connection with the forthcoming replacement of RegioJet by jointly operating ZSSK and ÖBB on the Bratislava - Komárno line from 12 December 2020, the first test runs of „new“ vehicles envisaged for these services took place there.

Vectron (Again) On Test In Austria
Vectron (Again) On Test In Austria

In the second half of August 2020, a new test programe with a Vectron took place in Austria - this time with 193 780.

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Desiro ML EMUs For ODEG
Desiro ML EMUs For ODEG

ODEG leases from Alpha Trains seven Class 4746.3 four-car Desiro ML EMUs for its Ostseeküste-Ost network which it operates under a public service obligation for the PTA Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Railjet Regularly To Berlin
Railjet Regularly To Berlin

Between 14 and 16 June, international passenger services from the Czech Republic in the directions to Austria and Germany were restored, this including the operation of railjet Praha - Wien - Graz services and “Berliner” Praha - Berlin - Hamburg (- Kiel) services. At the same time, this enabled start of one new direct Graz - Wien - Praha - Berlin railjet service.

A PSO Contract For The Wien - Salzburg Route
A PSO Contract For The Wien - Salzburg Route

On 17 April the Austrian Ministry of Transport temporarily awarded WESTbahn and ÖBB a temporary PSO contract for the Wien - Salzburg route. 

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More Desiro ML EMUs For ÖBB
More Desiro ML EMUs For ÖBB

By the end of 2021, a total of 200 Desiro ML cityjets will be in service.

More Vectron MS Locomotives For ÖBB
More Vectron MS Locomotives For ÖBB

ÖBB has ordered 61 Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens Mobility. With this order, ÖBB is calling a further option from the framework contract...

ÖBB Presents First Vectron
  • 7th Mar 2018 08:47
ÖBB Presents First Vectron
On 5 March 2018 at Wien-Praterstern ÖBB organised the presentation of the first of the 30 Vectron MS locomotives it ordered in January 2017. It is...
ÖBB Class1014s Sold For Scrap(?)
  • 11th Nov 2016 22:16
ÖBB Class1014s Sold For Scrap(?)
On 7 November 2016 a convoy formed of 16 long-withdrawn Class 1014 electrics departed from Austria, the machines bound for their last resting place...
First Taurus Ready For Italian Railjet Services
  • 23rd Feb 2016 09:19
First Taurus Ready For Italian Railjet Services
ÖBB is preparing for railjet services to Italy, with the first built rake of concerning stock making test runs on the Austrian network. The first...
ÖBB’s cityjet Enters Service
  • 17th Dec 2015 20:36
ÖBB’s cityjet Enters Service
At the start of the 2016 timetable, ÖBB put its first two cityjet EMUs into service on S80 Unter Purkersdorf - Hütteldorf - Wien Hbf. -...
RegioJet’s ÖBB Couchette Cars Arrive
  • 28th Nov 2015 19:26
RegioJet’s ÖBB Couchette Cars Arrive
On 25 November 2015 twelve ex-ÖBB couchette cars arrived in Praha, destined for use on RegioJet’s Praha - Košice overnight trains. These photos...
An ÖBB Herkules On Test In Bulgaria
  • 1st Oct 2015 14:54
An ÖBB Herkules On Test In Bulgaria
In late September 2015 ÖBB’s Herkules 2016 090 was moved to Bulgaria, for authorisation testing. This photo shows it on 27 September 2015 at Sofia...
First Cityjet In Wien
  • 7th Jan 2015 16:52
First Cityjet In Wien
On 4 January 2015 first ÖBB’s Desiro ML EMU arrived in Austria. The following day it was transferred to the Rail Tec Arsenal climatic test centre....