Year of Rail

Maybe you’ve already heard? 2021 is the European Year of Rail.

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Always kept in the loop. On these pages, we regularly present exciting topics and give you an insight into our work and our projects. Read what moves us and the industry.

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The Rhaetian Railway's world record attempt is a success

The Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group congratulates warmly

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This was the InnoTrans 2022

As the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group, we can also draw an extremely positive conclusion to the 10th anniversary: With no less than three exhibition stands - the main stand with the presentation of our service portfolio, the Product Heros in the outdoor area and the HR stand in the RecruitingLAB - our presence was more extensive than ever before.

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Customer magazine "keep track" 2022/23

Here’s to ten years and the future

The Koralm Tunnel

Exciting insights into the major project

Schraubenlochsanierung SLS
Sleeper renovation for wooden and concrete sleepers

Second Life System SLS® and Sleeper Crack Grouting®

InnoTrans 2022, 20 - 23 September in Berlin

"A success story goes on" - under this motto we cordially invite you to this year's InnoTrans to look back with us on what has now been a decade of success combined with expertise.

10 years of the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

The Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group is a family business. That is why those responsible think in terms of generations. They make decisions with a view to the future, independent of banks and politics. They are also convinced that economic success is possible in harmony with respect for people and the environment.

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Green mobility

To make the use of e-mobility as easy as possible for our employees as well as for RSRG's partners and visitors, we now have our own e-charging stations at several locations.

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Project video: New railway line Wendlingen-Ulm, Germany

Das Großprojekt Neubaustrecke Wendlingen-Ulm steht mittlerweile kurz vor der Fertigstellung – bereits im Dezember 2022 sollen die ersten ICE-Züge mit Passagieren mit bis zu 250 km/h über die Strecke rollen.

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Environmental protection in the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

Environmental protection and corporate sustainability are an integral part of our corporate policy and are firmly anchored in our mission statement and corporate structure.

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The universal transition construction V-TRAS

Different types of track construction, such as slab track and the classic ballasted track, vary significantly in their time behaviour. This often results in the transitions between such sections and the end other structures, such as bridges or tunnels, becoming sensitive trouble spots during operation.

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New Work for the Major Project

Deutsche Bahn uses innovative contract model for the first time at the new Cottbus plant. The Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group is also aboard.

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RSRG-Experts in “Der Eisenbahningenieur”

In the construction of slab track systems, a high quality track alignment is key to make sure the track meets the high expectations.

Concrete Finisher Train - First of its kind in Australia

Rhomberg Rail Australia (RRA) have been awarded the track slab construction for Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project.

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Our fleet of machines

Large and broad range of machinery ready to tackle the toughest challenges on rail

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Supporting and promoting undergraduates

Get your career on track with us!

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Customer magazine „keep track“ 2021

We are investing in a (digital) future

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Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group To Acquire Balfour Beatty Track Solutions Business

Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group (RSRG) and Balfour Beatty U.S. are pleased to announce they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition by RSRG of the Balfour Beatty Track Solutions division. The division will be rebranded as Rhomberg Sersa North America (RSNA).

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BIM gathers pace

Collecting experience and learning lessons through pilot projects

One team – one vision

The Rhomberg Sersa HR DNA

PORR joint venture and Rhomberg Bahntechnik win follow-up contract for Koralm Tunnel

Synergies for the best offer: Austrian railroad specialists also take on the railway infrastructure for the ÖBB large-scale project between Carinthia and Styria.

New high-speed line Wendlingen-Ulm

The people behind the project

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Digitalisation brought to life

Global "Internet of Things" Award from Microsoft: Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group and Swisscom are honoured for their "Digital Construction Site".

Milestone at the Koralm Tunnel

First track support slabs are laid.

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40% Productivity Boost

A joint taskforce of Rhomberg Sersa Ireland and its client Iarnród Éireann/Irish Rail resulted in increased productivity on a key machine by almost 40%.

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Revolution in Tamping

Rhomberg Sersa has built innovation into its core and is a leader in creating and implementing new technologies.

KASIG Stadtbahntunnel – Ausrüstung und Handlauf

10 Mittelspannungsanlagen, 10 Transformatoren, ca. 800 Leuchten, ca. 8 km Kabelrinnen, ca. 60 Standverteiler, ca. 100 km Kabel und fast 6.000 Meter Handlauf werden durch die Rhomberg Bahntechnik realisiert.

Redesigning Karlsruhe

It takes a lot of construction for the tram to run

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Moving into the future on slab tracks

Increasing quality and quantity through technological developments.

Climate crisis and how we’re facing the challenge worldwide
Digitisation of route knowledge system

Digitisation of route knowledge system eliminates paper and slashes time spent on repetitive tasks

A wealth of opportunity ahead: Human Resources 4.0

Turbo-driven efficiency into the future: trends such as demographic change and the catalyst of digitisation offer major opportunities in the sphere of human resources management. Anyone who has understood this and who is determined to achieve a smart combination of technology, data evaluation and agile personnel planning and organisation, is onto a winner.

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Construction Project Rosa Luxemburg Street Leipzig  

Abseits von den Ausschreibungen der Deutschen Bahn hat die Arbeitsgemeinschaft bestehend aus den Firmen Rhomberg Sersa Deutschland GmbH und WOLFF & MÜLLER Tief- und Straßenbau GmbH & Co. KG im April 2020 den Auftrag für ein Bauvorhaben im ÖPNV Leipzig erhalten.

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Mechanised conversion of lines and switches; renewal and renovation

Future-oriented solutions on rail.

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High speed in pictures

Track construction and railroad infrastructure for the "Stuttgart-Ulm" sub-project on the Swabian Alb are still in full swing.

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BIM - Digitalisation in project execution

Data from the project execution is simply recorded.

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BIM – Modelling and Design Area


How to enhance models with data

Model-based construction with BIM

The pioneering solution for railway infrastructure

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A good solution improved

Rhomberg Bahntechnik impresses its customer with clever further development during the repair of the Bergünerstein Tunnel.

Preventive maintenance of machines

Ensuring long-term availability

Customer Service optimized dynamically

Innovative maintenance concepts for track-laying machines and rail vehicles such as locomotives and freight wagons at Sersa Switzerland.

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Shaping mobility with sustainability, safety and innovation in mind

Our strategic orientation up to 2025

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Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group wants to get EuroTube on track.

Full-service rail technology provider enters partnership with non-profit research organisation from Zurich.

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Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group invests in the virtual future

Rail technology full-service provider underlines its innovation strategy with investment in "mixed reality" technology leader NXRT.

Customer Magzine “keep track“: the successful duo man - machine
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ARGE PORR and Rhomberg Bahntechnik connect Styria and Carinthia

From project implementation to commissioning of the high-speed line through the Koralm Tunnel: Austrian railway specialists win contract for the major ÖBB project.

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Rhomberg Australia acquire RKR Engineering


It is with great pleasure that Rhomberg Australia announce the acquisition of RKR Engineering (RKR).

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COVID-19: Customer and partner information

Covid-19 has now spread worldwide and in particular across Europe. We do everything to protect our loved ones and ourselves as well as our customers and partners and fully support the measures of national governments.

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New Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group Image Clip

The Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group and its services presented in motion.

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Customer Magazine “Keep Track“ 2019 - fresh of the press

The focus of this year's issue is on values of the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group.

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InnoTrans 2020 - Into the future of mobility with the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

Learn more about the mobility of the future ahead of the event and receive exclusive information about InnoTrans 2020.

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Personnel Changes at the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

Garry Thuer becomes new CTO of the Overall Group. Robert Kumpusch follows as Managing Director Rhomberg Bahntechnik. New Managing Director Sersa Maschineller Gleisbau AG is Mirko Sennhauser.

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Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail signs €40 million contract for track maintenance services

After a competitive tendering process involving a number of major European rail companies, Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group has been selected as the preferred bidder to provide technical and engineering services to Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail. These services will focus on maintenance of the permanent way (track and supporting infrastructure).

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Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky starting construction stage at the new line Wendlingen-Ulm

Track construction and railway equipment of the sub-project “Stuttgart-Ulm“ started in the Swabian Alb.

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IVES – Slab Track

Intelligent, versatile, efficient, solid – New video documentation.

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Vossloh and Rhomberg Sersa create joint venture

With a joint venture, Vossloh and Rhomberg Sersa are strengthening their integral approach to an optimized lifecycle management of the rail track. The related contract was signed today on the leading international trade fair for transport technology InnoTrans in Berlin.

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Keep Track 2018 has been published

Focal points of the content of the new issue of our customer magazine are efficient and economic solutions in railway infrastructure.

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"Growing further together as a Group"

Thomas Bachhofner appointed new CEO of the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group.

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Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Bau Joint Venture connects Ulm and Wendlingen

Design, construction and commissioning of the high-speed track across the Swabian Alb: Austrian railway specialists win contract for the Deutsche Bahn´s major project.

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Rosshäusern tunnel project, Switzerland

Design phase completed / Work preparation started / Start of main work in July 2017

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Gotthard base tunnel, Switzerland

Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group takes part in the construction of the world's longest railway tunnel

Rail not only connects regions and people – it is also our safest, most sustainable and most environmentally friendly mode of transport and will play an important role in efforts to reach climate neutrality by 2050. This initiative aims to give the sector new impetus to promote investment and modernisation measures.

Sustainability and value orientation: firmly anchored in our corporate culture

As a leading international rail technology company, we are aware of our responsibility – towards the resources at our disposal, towards our employees, but also towards the people who benefit from our services and products. In all operational areas of our company, we’re focused on launching innovative concepts and high-quality solutions in the interests of a sustainable future. On these pages over the next few months, we’ll show you how we do what we do, introduce the minds behind the work and let you know what keeps us motivated.

Our topics
Shaping mobility with sustainability, safety and innovation in mind.

Thomas Bachhofner
 CEO Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

Preventive maintenance of machines.

Daniel Weickert
Managing Director of JumboTec

Model-based construction with BIM.

Ralf Sommer
Head of the BIM Implementation Project

Mechanised conversion of lines and switches; renewal and renovation.

Matthias Manhart
Division Manager of Rhomberg Sersa Technology

Moving into the future on slab tracks.

Norman Krumnow
Head of Innovation at Rhomberg Sersa Germany

The future in sight.

Konrad Schnyder
President Owner Board


Hubert Rhomberg
Member Owner Board

One team – one vision.

Melissa Jäger
Head of Corporate Human Resources

BIM gathers pace: collecting experience and learning lessons through pilot projects.

Marcel Nolte
Project Manager BIM

Part of the RSRG family: we support and promote our undergraduates.

Thomas Dülsner
2020 working student and undergraduate at Rhomberg Sersa Deutschland GmbH

Our fleet of machines: broad range of machinery ready to tackle the toughest challenges on rail.

Andreas Kiesenhofer
Managing Director of Bahnbau Wels

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