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Track-laying cranes on the ÖBB route network

Bahnbau Wels has been using track-bound 150t cranes on the ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) route network for more than a decade for track and switch conversions, bridge construction as well as for recovery and emergency services. The contracts are managed through framework agreements.

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Use of track-laying cranes in the ÖBB route network


ÖBB Infrastruktur AG


ÖBB route network in Austria

Construction period:


Executing companies:

Bahnbau Wels GmbH (in consortium)


Our contract

  • Transporting pre-assembled track panels and switch parts
  • Transporting construction and precast concrete elements
  • Placement and removal of catenary masts
  • Relocation of prefabricated switch rooms near the track, platform roofs, ...
  • Recovery and emergency service