Safe and comfortable trains that are suitable for a modern lifestyle – passengers expect nothing less from ÖBB. In order to meet these requirements, on-going investment and regular renewal of the vehicle fleet are key prerequisites. The state-of-the-art and flexible BOMBARDIER TALENT 3- type ÖBB Cityjet is the answer and will be used in Vorarlberg and Tyrol. The first finished train will be showcased together with the manufacturer Bombardier Transportation at InnoTrans – the international trade fair for rail and transport technology.
The first new generation 21 ÖBB Cityjets are to be deployed in Vorarlberg starting in 2019. Tirol also follows suit with 25 ÖBB Cityjets TALENT 3 ordered in July 2018, the first of which scheduled to be on rails starting in 2020. All vehicles in Austria and Germany will receive unrestricted registration, with six of the 25 vehicles in Tyrol also being registered in Italy so that cross-border traffic to South Tyrol will be possible without changing trains at the Brenner Pass.