Westbahn

AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn has applied to the Austrian rail regulator Schienencontrol to extend its Vienna - Salzburg service to Munich. The German rail regulator is expected to publish a…
Despite strong competition from incumbent Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), Westbahn has made steady progress since it began operating open-access services between Vienna and Salzburg in 2011. CEO Dr Erich Forster…
A STUDY by the Alliance of New Rail Entrants (AllRail) puts Austria’s rail regulator Schienen-Control at the bottom of a list of 15 European rail regulators when it comes to…
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn has released the new timetable for its Vienna - Salzburg service which will enter operation at the timetable change on December 10 2017.
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn began serving Vienna Main Station on June 14 after gaining certification for its new fleet of Stadler Kiss 2 EMUs.
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn presented its new-generation double-deck EMU, the Stadler Kiss 2, to the press on May 19.
AUSTRIAN open-access passenger operator Westbahn announced on May 10 that it has joined the Trainline online ticketing portal, enabling through booking with other operators for the first time.
AN alliance has been formed in Brussels which brings together open-access operators in the passenger and freight sectors with the aim of collectively addressing issues affecting non-incumbent rail companies.
STADLER announced that it will form a joint venture with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to take over maintenance of the Kiss EMU fleet used by open-access competitor Westbahn.
THE first Stadler Kiss 2 EMU for Austrian open-access operator Westbahn arrived in Austria at the end of October for trials.
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