All over the world, customers have confidence in this well-founded know-how when they require turnouts systems for highest speeds, highest axle loads or shortest train intervals and complex requirements for individual solutions.
1851: Foundation of the company
1866: Start of industrial turnout production
1953: Start of export activities
1980: Patent on AMS welding
1988: Market introduction of movable crossings (MPF)
1990: Start of internationalization
1992-1992: Privatization of VAE
1998: Successful defense against hostile take-over
2000: Plug and play turnout
2002: Start of industrial HYTRONICS production
2003: New owner; 100% voestalpine
2011: Splitting of the Austrian subsidiary, VAE Eisenbahnsysteme GmbH, in the newly founded voestalpine Weichensysteme GmbH and voestalpine HYTRONICS GmbH
2014: Rebranding/renaming of voestalpine HYTRONICS Group in voestalpine SIGNALING
2018: Bundeling of the railway infrastructure competences (high-tech turnouts, high-quality rails and intelligent, tailor-made signaling solutions) under the joint "Railway Systems" brand
2020: voestalpine Railway Systems GmbH was founded
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