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ÖBB orders more Desiro ML electric trains

The Austrian Federal Railways has ordered 27 more Desiro ML EMUs from Siemens Mobility. Commissioning is planned from 2025.


ÖBB to invest over three billion euros in rail infrastructure in 2023

In 2023, more than three billion euros will be invested in the infrastructure of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). Among the projects to be implemented this year are the expansion and modernization of railway lines and stations, as well as the construction of additional photovoltaic power plants for cleaner energy production.


ÖBB completes major electrification and modernization projects

ÖBB completed its "biggest electrification project in years" with a major overhaul of the Marchegger Ostbahn. The project, completed on Thursday, allows the commissioning of the Cityjet low-floor rolling stock.
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ÖBB withdraws from the Vienna-Slovakia wide gauge project

The Austrian railway company ÖBB has officially pulled out of the joint venture responsible for expanding the wide gauge line from Kosice in Slovakia to the Austrian capital Vienna.
Railway delivery


A batch of corn was delivered to farmers in Upper Austria by rail from Ukraine

Rail Cargo Group, part of the ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways), delivered the first train with corn from Ukraine to Austria on May 6.
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ÖBB Rail Cargo delivered food for the Kyiv Zoo

The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) informs that they have delivered food intended for animals in Ukrainian zoos. The cargo division of ÖBB Rail Cargo recently delivered 20 tons of animal feed through Hungary to the Ukrainian border, reports Railway Supply.