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Ten times round the Earth every day

More than 240 million passengers and 100 million tons of freight travel on our 5,000 kilometre long network. 42 railway undertakings have covered a total of 146 million train kilometres on it. That equals 3,600 circuits of the Earth in the year.

We plan and construct infrastructure

ÖBB-Infrastruktur invests more than two billion Euros per year in railway projects. Some of the highlights are:

  • Expansion of the southern route (Pottendorfer line, Semmering base tunnel, Koralm railway)
  • Four-track expansion of the western route
  • Continuation of the station offensive
  • Local traffic schemes in conurbations
  • Noise pollution measures
  • Construction of Park&Ride facilities
  • Automation of signalling and control and customer information
  • Comprehensive re-investment

We own and operate infrastructure

  • 4,846 route networks (operational length)
  • 13,760 switches, including 10,910 heated
  • 25,361 signals
  • 5 operational control centres
  • 1,095 stations and halts
  • 6,327 bridges
  • 246 tunnels
  • 3,398 level crossings
  • 10 hydro-electric power stations
  • 8 freight centres and terminals
  • 4,572 buildings

Our services

  • We provide railway-specific planning and construction services.
  • We provide rails, railway stations and facilities.
  • We market train routes and plan cost-effective route utilisation.
  • Every day we manage signalling and control for 6,300 trains.
  • We ensure the good functioning and safe operation of the railway infrastructure.
  • We produce traction current from hydro-electric power.
  • We are committed to safety, cleanliness and customer information in our railway stations.
  • We offer sound apprenticeships and in-service training.