Debate about new tariff system


Wiener Linien is the company that runs the largest part of the transit network of Vienna. They have never had more customers since they introduced the annual ticket for 365 Euros. A traffic expert has now suggested a new tariff system. 907 million passengers used the transit network last year. 32 million of additional passengers […]

ÖBB awaits €33bn


The Austrian government coalition has decided to inject more than 30 billion Euros into Federal Railways (ÖBB). Werner Faymann’s Social Democrats (SPÖ) and the team of People’s Party (ÖVP) ministers agreed yesterday (Weds) to support the railway company with 33 billion Euros. The money will be invested in the coming years. The subsidisation is supposed […]