Breakdown trains

Fast and reliable. 24 hours a day. 365 days a year. If technical malfunctions or accidents occur on the railway line, our breakdown train crews immediately come to the rescue. They ensure that the affected track sections are cleared quickly and safely.

Our breakdown trains include rail and road vehicles that are deployed to remedy accidents or technical malfunctions – throughout Austria, in the entire rail network of the Austrian Federal Railways. On the different vehicles, all the necessary tools and equipment, such as hydraulic lifting equipment, chain blocks and welding equipment are available. This allows our experienced technicians to recover and tow away all types of rail vehicles quickly, safely and reliably.

Main activities:

  • Remediation of derailments
  • Removal of damaged vehicles
  • Reloading of the vehicles on to transporter trailers following technical malfunction
  • Inspection and disposal of vehicles