Traffic controller at work

Safe travel, safe network

It's not just at the station that we do our best to make you feel safe. We ensure safe and reliable railway operations. Our responsibilities range from the provision of safe facilities to operational management and intensive cooperation with public safety organisations.

Safe travel

You travel safely and reliably on the entire ÖBB-Infrastruktur network. This is true also for our railway stations, where we are always concerned with your safety. Please consult our house rules.

Safety at work

ÖBB-Infrastruktur is responsible for a rail network about 5,000 kilometres in length. Every day we undertake a vast range of work on the tracks, sometimes during normal operation in order to modernise and maintain our railway. Safety is our highest priority in this area. Our safety at work policy is designed to reduce accidents and the consequences of accidents.

Safe network

Safe facilities are the basic prerequisites for safe rail traffic. The Network Status Report awards ÖBB-Infrastruktur a high status in all areas. ÖBB-Infrastruktur ensures precision maintenance of rails, switches, bridges and tunnels, sound control, safety and electronic technology, reliable telecom and protection systems, modern buildings, platforms and much more. In addition, we invest in, maintain and inspect our infrastructure. Our professional incident management operates for you round the clock if required. Forests protect the rail network from avalanches, rock slides and other natural hazards. Where there is no forest protection, we build structures to protect you. These include protective barriers, rock fall protection nets and rock consolidation systems.

Modern operational management

The requirements for the technical systems are high. With our investment in a modern systems landscape and our well-trained specialists, we have created the prerequisites for economic and efficient signalling and control management, providing high standards of safety and reliability.