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  • 9 September 2021

    First Hungarian Tram-train project

    In 2018, VAMAV Vasúti Berendezések Kft., a joint subsidiary of MÁV Hungarian State Railways Private Limited Company and voestalpine Railway Systems, was chosen as a turnout supplier of Hungary’s first tram-train project. In 2021, the construction work was completed and the operation is expected to start in September 2021.  

  • 18 August 2021

    Innovation of Crossing – System Ultra High Performance Crossing

    From the standpoint of a wheel, the crossing area of a turnout can be characterized as an uneven transition area. With rigid frogs, the components in this confined region are subject to high stresses when the wheel transfers through the gap in the “throat” of the frog from wing rail to block tip and vice versa. The newly developed Ultra High Performance Crossing (UHPC) from voestalpine Turnout Technology Germany GmbH provides a remedy for this issue.

  • 29 July 2021

    Two industry specialists cooperate in rail maintenance: voestalpine Railway Systems and PJ Messtechnik GmbH

    PJ Messtechnik GmbH and voestalpine Track Solutions Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of voestalpine Railway Systems, the global leader for railway infrastructure system solutions, are pooling their respective core competencies in rail maintenance of urban transport systems under a new service for customers.

  • 28 July 2021

    PERFORMANCE ON TRACK® – SUMMIT 2021

    voestalpine Railway Systems, the global leading provider for railway infrastructure systems, hosted an one-day-digital-summit on June 29, 2021. The latest trends related to performance requirements for the railway, leading to 24/7 availability, and optimized life cycle costs were presented in two dedicated conference areas.

  • 14 July 2021

    Installation of voestalpine REJ monitoring system on Longmen Yellow River Bridge

    Under extreme conditions, voestalpine Railway Systems Beijing delivered 22 heavy-haul rail expansion joints to Haolebaoji-ji'an Railway.

  • Grooved Rails Webinars

    2 June 2021

    Free Webinar: Grooved Rail String: We care – you drive

    voestalpine Railway Systems offers a free webinar "Grooved Rail String: We care – you drive" as the fourth in a new webinar series on Grooved Rails. Learn more about our system solutions for Grooved Rail Tracks followed by a live Q&A panel. Register for the webinar on June 16, 2021.

  • 10 May 2021

    SAVE THE DATE: PERFORMANCE ON TRACK – SUMMIT 2021

    We would like to invite you to our digital conference & exhibition for Railway Track - Professionals.

  • Grooved Rails Webinars

    4 May 2021

    Free Webinar: Safe and sound rail welding

    voestalpine Railway Systems offers a free webinar "Safe and sound rail welding" as the third in a new webinar series on Grooved Rails. Learn more about the right welding procedure and what to consider when welding rails followed by a live Q&A panel. Register for the webinar on May 19, 2021.

  • 21 April 2021

    Regenerative rail maintenance for light rail systems

    Wear and damage continuously impair the service life of rail in light rail systems. It is therefore necessary to counteract these effects with customized maintenance measures in order to avoid premature rail replacement. Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH (AVG) already relies on the mobile rail milling service of voestalpine Railway Systems.

  • Etihad Rail Stage 2 Project - UNISTAR HR

    13 April 2021

    voestalpine Railway Systems was chosen as a supplier of the Etihad Rail Stage 2

    In 2020, voestalpine Railway Systems was chosen as a supplier of the very prestigious project in the United Arab Emirates – Etihad Rail Stage 2 - the 605km extension of the federal rail network. The new railway network will link Ghuweifat on the border with Saudi Arabia to Fujairah and Khorfakkan on the UAE’s east coast.

  • Grooved Rails Webinars

    29 March 2021

    Free Webinar: HSH® Grooved Rails – How heat treatment is improving material resistance

    voestalpine Railway Systems offers a free webinar "HSH® Grooved Rails – How heat treatment is improving material resistance" as the second in a new webinar series on Grooved Rails. Learn more about our HSH® grooved rails and how heat treatment is improving material resistance followed by a live Q&A panel. Register for the webinar on April 14, 2021.

  • Shift2Rail EU project

    29 March 2021

    EU project “Shift2Rail” - Making railway transport more competitive

    In October 2020, voestalpine supplied the ÖBB with two demonstrator turnouts for the EU project “Shift2Rail”. The new high-performance turnouts will reduce downtime and lower costs over the entire life cycle.

  • UniAC[2] for Kunming metro

    15 March 2021

    voestalpine Railway Systems equips the metro in Kunming (China)

    Significant success for voestalpine Signaling China, a Railway Systems Group company: The opening of Line 4 of the Kunming metro has made the new axle counting system UniAC[2] of voestalpine Signaling Poland known nationwide.

  • Grooved Rails Webinars

    4 March 2021

    Free Webinar: Grooved Rails - Tailor-made solutions for your performance on track

    voestalpine Railway Systems starts with a free webinar "Grooved Rails - Tailor-made solutions for your performance on track" as the first in a new webinar series on Grooved Rails. Learn more about our tailor-made solutions for your urban tramway track followed by a live Q&A panel. Register for the webinar on March 17, 2021.

  • Weichenwerk Woerth GmbH renewable energy

    5 February 2021

    Weichenwerk Wörth GmbH uses plant roof to generate renewable energy

    Weichenwerk Wörth GmbH, a joint venture between voestalpine and ÖBB Infrastruktur, is dedicated to climate protection – in the future, part of the electricity needed at the St. Pölten location will be generated from solar energy.

  • Making switch machines intelligent

    21 January 2021

    Making switch machines intelligent

    Christian Fritz, Vice President for Customer Service & Project Management of the Diagnostic and Monitoring Technologies for Infrastructure Department at voestalpine Signaling Austria GmbH, writes that the development of intelligent switch machines is fundamental in the digital transformation of rail networks.