updated : 2016/07/06
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electric

electric

In the 1990s Austria had one of the most diverse and interesting electric locomotive fleets in the world with a few locos dating back as far as the 1920s. Then came the Taurus, sweeping away all the old classes and leaving only a couple of other classes in widespread use.
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updated : 2016/07/05
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diesel

diesel

These days class 2016 (Siemens Eurorunner) dominate, having replaced older locos of classes 2043, 2050 and 2143 in the early years of the 21st century.
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updated : 2016/07/05
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EMU

EMU

EMUs have never been particularly common in Austria with most concentrated in and around urban areas.
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updated : 2016/07/05
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freight

freight

Austrian railways carry a healthy volume of freight traffic, particularly on those routes that form part of main European corridors, such as the Brenner Pass and the Tauernbahn.
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updated : 2016/07/05
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passenger (loco hauled)

passenger (loco hauled)

Loco hauled passengers are still relatively common in Austria with most long distance trains and a good proportion of regional services loco worked. Many trains are operated with push-pull equipment, including the principal expresses, now branded as Railjets, with locos and coaches in a distinct livery.
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