Facts: Rail Cargo Austria AG
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- was established: 2004
- Headquarters: 1100 Vienna, Am Hauptbahnhof 2
- employees: 5420
- Activities: logistics services; Transportation and handling of goods 100%
- Revenue (2022): 1.89 billion euros
- What is with you: Austrian Federal Railways Holding AG 100%
- board of directors: Clemens Forrest (finance and turnaround), Emre Kovacs (production and maintenance)
- board of directors: Andreas Matthä (ARVors), Andrea Reithmayer (ARVorsStv), Rainer Fussenegger (ARVorsStv), Elfriede Baumann, Roman Hebenstreit, Norbert Rothbart, Karin Scheiblehner, Eva Schütz
- location: railcargo.com
History of railway transport Austria
In the context of the Federal Law on Railway Structure, Rail Cargo Austria AG spun off from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) in 2005 and was established as an independent company. Rail Cargo was with the five Railroad, operator, towing, trolley fleet and maintenance work areas It is generally known and operated under the name Rail Cargo Group.
Rail Cargo Austria is 100% owned by Österreichische Bundesbahnen-Holding AG and itself owns shares in other companies of the ÖBB group. The company’s board of directors consists of Clemens Forrest (born in 1976), who has been responsible for financing and turnaround since January 1, 2017, and Emre Kovacs (born in 1964), who has been responsible for production and maintenance since February 15, 2019.
In 2008, Rail Cargo Austria acquired the freight division of the Hungarian state-owned railway company Magyar Allamvasutak (MAV). This day works as Hungary Freight Railways.
Rail Cargo Austria also cooperates with China Railway Corporation China Railway. In 2018, for example, a direct freight train line was built between Chengdu and Vienna for the first time, covering a distance of more than 9,800 kilometers. On this route, freight trains pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Slovakia. Due to the need to change lanes several times, efforts have been made for several years to extend the broad gauge Russian railway network into the greater Vienna area.
In early 2023, Rail Cargo established a subsidiary in Shanghai to enable a new container connection to China through Central Asia and the Balkans.
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Rail cargo transportation services in Austria
The core business of Rail Cargo Austria AG is Transportation of goods and goods by rail. In this field, the company offers various options for moving products from A to B. l Short term delivery orders can be single Carts or groups of rental carts Become. More than 700 dispatch points in Austria and Hungary allow fast processing at the loading station and fast transfer to the destination station.
in Larger, regular transport units Rail Cargo Austria offers Complete train rental in. Pre-determined departure intervals and times are offered as well as solutions tailored to customer requirements.
Rail Cargo offers a wide range of freight trolleys for safe and efficient transportation. From open wagons for non-weather sensitive goods, such as lumber or steel, to covered wagons for goods that need protection from the weather, to low-floor wagons where entire truckloads can be easily loaded onto the rails.
Each cart can be located at any time via the smart charging box on the cart. In addition to tracking, monitoring and early detection of damage to vehicles, it is also possible.
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Not every commodity can be transported exclusively by rail. For this reason, Rail Cargo Austria AG is also active in the field of intermodal and intermodal logistics, which combines rail, road and sea transport.
The key to this is the ISO standard containers that can be used on trains, trucks and ships. Rail Cargo operates with these containers throughout Europe, Turkey and China, and in normal times, also in Russia. The company benefits from its location in Central and Eastern Europe, which also makes it an important contact for terminal services. Rail Cargo offers a wide variety of terminal services, such as reloading, loading and unloading of load units, warehousing options, or repair of damaged containers.
Rolling highway – Trucking cargo by train
A special feature of multimodal logistics is the rolling country route. This combines traditional road transport with rail transport. Trucks are loaded onto a train at stations and then cover parts of the journey by train. The most environmentally friendly, fuel- and tariff-saving mode of transport also allows truck drivers to travel with their cars on the train and observe breaks.
Xrail – freight wagon traffic alliance
Rail Cargo Austria is also a member of the European Production Cooperation Xrail. Is in this project Seven European railway freight companies Participate in order to jointly improve the reliability, information, performance and customer suitability of rail freight transport within Europe.
In addition to Rail Cargo Austria AG, for example, the Deutsche Bahnthe Swiss SBB CFFR FFS Cargo So are the French fret sncf Involved in Xrail. Alliance members are committed to standardizing the European rail network and are lobbying in Brussels for improved framework conditions for European trolley traffic.
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