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  • 2022-12-21

    For a smaller CO2 footprint

    At voestalpine Railway Systems in Zeltweg, our largest production site for high-quality turnouts, CO2-neutral production has already been in place since 2010. Now, experts are taking a close look at the entire life cycle of the turnouts to further reduce the product's CO2 footprint.

  • 2022-12-13

    Our Man in Hawaii - "Made of Iron”

    With impressive performances, our colleague Manuel Schräder was able to qualify for the two most important triathlon events worldwide: the legendary Ironman in Hawaii and the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in St. George (Utah). Yet the enthusiastic amateur athlete only began to take a closer look at the subject two years ago.

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    Four brand new transport units ready for use

    At voestalpine Track Solutions Duisburg GmbH, we have invested heavily in new rail logistics wagons to add four long rail transport units (TE) to our current fleet of ten. These new TEs can flexibly transport short and ultra-long rails to construction sites (120 m per TE and up to 360 m when three TEs are coupled together). Currently, a maximum of 180 m long rails are transported to construction sites in Germany, while ultra-long rails of up to 360 m are transported in neighboring countries.

  • 2022-11-03

    Benefit from our know-how with our new Railway Systems Academy

    We offer a global learning platform for the railway sector, ensuring your professional development and knowledge transfer in the process. The Railway Systems Academy is now live and on track.

  • 2022-11-02

    First mobile milling of 400UHC® HSH® rails in Viennas Underground Line U6

    The public transport operator Wiener Linien plays a crucial role in maintaining Viennas Number 1 Position as most liveable city in the world by ensuring safe, punctual and reliable means of transport.

  • 2022-10-31

    Trade fair on climate protection, energy, mobility, innovation and technology

    voestalpine Railway Systems represented as pioneer.

    The fair was organised by the young ÖVG at the Federal Ministry of Transport in Vienna on 06.10.2022.

  • 2022-10-25

    Developments and trends in railway infrastructure

    Our conference in Zurich last week was dedicated to increasing knowledge about the current trends, innovations and digital developments in the railway infrastructure.

  • 2022-10-20

    Shaping the future of railroad infrastructure with strong partners: voestalpine Railway Systems at Innotrans 2022

    Around 140,000 visitors from over 131 countries came to the world's leading trade fair for rail infrastructure. 2,834 exhibitors from 56 countries were represented. As a system provider, voestalpine Railway Systems presented its concentrated expertise and its diverse product and service competence.

  • 2022-10-19

    More than win-win: Practical apprentice project

    Great practical apprentice project. Apprentices are integrated into production at an early stage and manufacture urgently needed work equipment for voestalpine Rail Technology.

  • 2022-10-17

    InnoTrans Recap 2022

    A convincing trade fair appearance for voestalpine Railway Systems.

  • 2022-09-22

    Thales and voestalpine Railway Systems sign an agreement of cooperation for the development of new digital points

    Thales and voestalpine Railway Systems will combine their outstanding expertise in rail system for a fully digital next generation of points, which are key elements in the railway infrastructure.

  • 2022-09-06

    Acoustically optimized switch frogs

    voestalpine Railway Systems and Getzner Werkstoffe are researching new turnouts to combat rail noise in populated areas. Switch frogs filled with highly damping polyurethane composites show the potential for reduced sound radiation and thus a higher level of living comfort for residents.

  • 2022-09-01

    Together one step ahead: voestalpine Signaling cooperation with Ducati Energia

    Italian market know-how combined with Austrian expertise is intended to take the acquisition of new customers in Italy to a new level.

  • 2022-08-22

    Renewal of Hungarian Railway Station Miskolc-Tiszai

    VAMAV LLC manufactured 18 assembled unit for Miskolc-Tiszai railway station. Manufacturing turnouts is one of the core competencies of VAMAV LLC, as well as on-site support.

  • 2022-08-11

    Green Family Day 2022

    Good athmosphere at the "Green Family Day" at the voestalpine site in Zeltweg

  • 2022-07-08

    Predictive Railway Monitoring 4.0

    Shaping the future together. With RISC Software GmbH, Materials Center Leoben Forschungs GmbH, eologix sensor technology GmbH and Siemens Mobility we are working on innovations for railway operations.

  • 2022-07-05

    voestalpine Railway Systems sets course for Egypt

    voestalpine Railway Systems, global market leader for complete railway infrastructure systems, and Egyptian National Railways (ENR) are planning a joint venture for the joint production of high-performance turnouts at ENR’s existing turnout plant in Cairo. The agreement was signed on July 3, 2022. Egypt is considered the most dynamic rail market on the African continent.

  • 2022-06-01

    Mobile rail milling at Wiener Linien

    A sustainable solution to extend rail life on European metros.

  • 2022-04-04

    Switzerland and 400 UHC® HSH®

    Switzerland’s unique and beautiful landscape of many lakes and mountains poses a considerable challenge for rail transport. Cities that are spaced far apart, as well as local neighbors, all have to be connected with each other, over long as well as shorter distances.

  • 2022-04-01

    Towards Smart Railway Infrastructure Assets

    Digital twins are enablers for a better system understanding and condition-based maintenance.

  • 2022-03-28

    Mobile rail milling and monitoring at Metro Barcelona

    voestalpine Railway Systems and PJM Measuring installed sensors on an existing vehicle of Metro Barcelona, hence the rail measuring was performed automatically.

  • Rail Crossing Monitoring


    Level crossing monitoring

    Level crossings (also known as “rail crossings”) represent one of the main interfaces between the railway and the public on a rail network.

  • 2022-03-18

    Maintaining metro track through milling

    voestalpine Railway Systems and its Austrian partner PJ Messtechnik have developed a unique method of rail maintenance specifically for metros comprising smart rail monitoring and subsequent milling of rails in plain track and turnouts.

  • 2022-02-24

    360 meters of coated rails

    The world’s longest coated rails can now be produced in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Rail rolling lengths of 120 meters are coated and then connected by two flash butt welds of up to a maximum of 360 meters.

  • 2022-02-07

    Why use diagnostic and monitoring systems?

    Rail Express talked with senior vice-president of voestalpine Signaling’s Australian Branch Office, Daniel Crisp, about some of the company’s large portfolio of products. 

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    First delivery with tilt wagon in Bulgaria

    End of October 2021, voestalpine Railway Systems Bulgaria delivered the first pre-assembled turnouts to the National Railway Infrastructure Company NRIC.

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    Delivery of Unistar CSV 24 for tramline in China

    voestalpine Signaling China Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of voestalpine Railway Systems, delivers 69 pcs Unistar CSV 24 PV-P-EN-H to one of the "100 years" major projects in Jiaxing city, Jiaxing tramway line 1. 

  • Grooved Rails Webinars


    Free Webinar: Life Cycle Costs in Light Rail Track

    voestalpine Railway Systems offers a free webinar "Life Cycle Costs in Light Rail Track" as the sixth in a new webinar series on Grooved Rails. Learn more about LCC in Light Rail Track followed by a live Q&A panel. Register for the webinar on January 25, 2022.