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  • 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.

  • 3 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.

  • 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.