Competition

There is a lot going on in the world of logistics. A world, in which the Rail Cargo Group likes to take new directions, overcomes challenges and exploits opportunities. Within the category COMPETITION find out everything you need to know about our industry, the market environment in general and current trends as well as RCG´s activities in internationalization and digitization. The railway will develop rapidly in the coming years – and we shape this future together with our business partners.

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The RCG at the InnoTrans 2018

The ÖBB Rail Cargo Group is once again represented at the InnoTrans this year. The InnoTrans is the leading international trade fair for transport technology, which takes place every two years in Berlin and is divided into five segments: Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction.Read More

RCG Inside

Boxstop for our Taurus-locomotive

Traction vehicles also have to get maintained on a regular basis and it is quite a feat when a Taurus weighing almost 90 tons, the bull among the ÖBB locomotives, has to change wheels. This is essential in order to make rail freight transport safe, reliable and efficient.Read More

Innovation

Produce your own spare parts: 3D printers make it possible

Our goal is to produce the necessary spare parts for rail vehicles quickly and efficiently ourselves so that they are available whenever they are needed. 3D printers should soon make this possible. Technicians from ÖBB-Technische Services are working intensively on this. For us, this means faster vehicle availability in the future.Read More

Sustainability

Many goods on rail

Did you know that Austria is among the EU leaders with a rail freight share of 31 percent? The railway as an environmentally friendly means of transport makes an active contribution to climate protection.Read More

Product

What matters

How a relaxed approach and perfect teamwork achieve just-in-time supply control of high-quality household appliances such as refrigerators and kitchen appliances. It is no coincidence that the world’s number two in the household appliance industry relies on absolutely reliable logistics solutions and thus on our logistics competence.Read More

Service

We for You

Have you ever asked yourself how uncompromising logistics work? And whether it is possible to place the entire logistics chain in trusted hands, so that you, as our customers from industry and the forwarding or shipping sector, have absolutely nothing more to worry about? We say yes!Read More

Service

We are Austria.
And Europe. And Asia.

As the backbone of national rail freight transport, in addition to the consistent implementation of internationalisation, we are also intensifying our presence in the Austrian market and realising professional end-to-end logistics Solutions.Read More

Service

May I introduce myself: My Name is Vectron

High-performance, 6400 kW, 90 tonnes, a top speed of 160 km/h, almost 19 metres long, over 3 metres wide, over 4 metres high and deployable in different countries – this is the new powerhouse for the Rail Cargo Group. The acquisition of new locomotives lays the foundation stone for competitive, economical, ecological freight transport.Read More

International

Brussels up close – transport investments of the future

What MFF do we need? This was the key question in a debate on future EU-wide transport investments, which should be taken into account in the adoption of the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Our colleague Naida Sivsic, who will be working for the Community of European Railways in Brussels until the end of March,Read More

INNOVATION

Greater safety thanks to new technology

Freight train brakes are not only vitally important when the train is running. Even when a train is parked, the brakes must still apply their full braking effect. This is now measured by a new measuring system, directly on the brake block. New technology thereby ensures greater safety in rail freight traffic.Read More

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