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Comment on the accident in Pardubice
Comment on the accident in Pardubice

Following the accident of RJ 1021 service in Pardubice on 5 June 2024 at 22.49 h, RegioJet issued a press release on 7 June 2024 announcing that from Saturday 8 June 2024 it is withdrawing all Austrian type sleeping cars from service.

Railjet der neuen Generation
Railjet der neuen Generation

Under this motto, ÖBB put the first nine-car railjet of the new generation into service on 22 March 2024; initially it ran on the domestic route Wien - Feldkirch on supplementary services.

ÖBB ordered further 21 Desiro ML units
ÖBB ordered further 21 Desiro ML units

On 29 April 2024, Siemens Mobility has received an order from ÖBB for an additional 21 Desiro ML three-car EMUs.

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Nightjet service between Wien and Brussels with one Vectron
Nightjet service between Wien and Brussels with one Vectron

Since mid-March, nightjet trains on the route Wien - Brussels and back have been operated without change of the locomotive.

First railjet 2 in passenger service
First railjet 2 in passenger service

On 22 March 2024, ÖBB inaugurated service for the first railjet of the new generation.

A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS
A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS

Many operators are facing the difficult problem of upgrading or retrofitting the ETCS OBUs (On-Board Units) to their Taurus locomotives. Moreover, the same is true for the railjet non-traction multiple units (NMUs) of ÖBB and ČD.

Servicejet on test at Velim
Servicejet on test at Velim

On 11 March 2024, one of the new firefighting and rescue trains for ÖBB was delivered to Velim.

Nightjets to Belgium with a through haulage soon
Nightjets to Belgium with a through haulage soon

On 20 February 2024, Vectron 193 962 of ÖBB/ELL made a test run from Germany to Schaarbeek on the normal nightjet route (via the old line between Leuven and Liège).

Go-Ahead completed sale of German rail operations to ÖBB
Go-Ahead completed sale of German rail operations to ÖBB

On 1 February 2024, the Go-Ahead Group has completed the sale of its German rail business to ÖBB.

Mireo regional and long-distance trains for ÖBB
Mireo regional and long-distance trains for ÖBB

On 19 January 2024 ÖBB has ordered the first 70 Mireo EMUs from the framework agreement for up to 540 units.

Nightjet in operation and the approval details
Nightjet in operation and the approval details

On 10 December 2023, ÖBB started operating Viaggio non-traction multiple units (NMUs) on the NJ 40420/40491 Innsbruck - Hamburg and NJ 490/491 Wien - Hamburg services, which meet at Nürnberg Hbf and on which they replaced conventional locomotive-hauled rakes.

First new SBB FLIRT at Erlen
First new SBB FLIRT at Erlen

The first of 286 FLIRT EMUs for SBB, Thurbo and RegionAlps has arrived in Erlen on 5 December.

ComfortJet testing continues
ComfortJet testing continues

After the four cars from the first shortened, six-car ComfortJet test set were transported from VUZ Velim test circuit to Austria on 10 November 2023, they already started the tests on the ÖBB network.

Presentation of the new nightjet
Presentation of the new nightjet

ÖBB's new night service flagship has been presented to the public in recent months.

Aerodynamic measurements of the new ÖBB nightjets
Aerodynamic measurements of the new ÖBB nightjets

PJM was commissioned with the overall approval of nightjets in cooperation with ÖBB.