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We are a friendly society based in the UK for anyone interested in any aspect of the railways of Austria. We cater for all tastes and interests, from mainline to narrow gauge to tramways, and from the real thing to scale models and model railways.

We share information, advice, news and reports on the Austrian rail scene through our high quality quarterly printed journal, this website and our online eGroup. We thrive on the contributions of members. Why not look at the benefits of membership and join us?

Latest ARG News:

Members Password. Please refer to the summer edition of the journal for the new members section password.

Other News, Events & Items Of Interest:

Save the Achenseebahn!The Achenseebahn, one of only three rack railways in Austria is facing closure, occasioned by the withdrawal of funding by Land Tirol, this position has been arrived at as a result of a number of critical factors impacting the railway. Please spend a couple of minutes reviewing the Open Petition regarding the impending bankruptcy and closure of the line. If you would like to show your support for the railway, please consider signing the petition. Your details will not be shared. The petition site also includes a short video about the line.

Bringing Austria together, ÖBB 2017/18 facts & figures in English.

Fremo - Europäische Modellbahnergemeinschaft One of our members, Peter Herzl-Smith has kindly passed on this link to a very interesting video of an international FREMO meeting that was held in Austria and covered by German TV.

Endangered Austrian Branch Lines 2019 YouTube Video

Jenbach August 1992 (standard Gauge), YouTube Video produced by Nick Tozer

Stiegl Bahn, YouTube Video link provided by Chris Withers

Mit Zahnrad auf den Schafberg - Die SchafbergBahn, Another interesting YouTube Video link sent in by Chris Withers, thanks Chris!

EBFÖ Internet ForumÖBB - Austrian Federal Railways