Border Crossings: Austria - Germany

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(Bregenz -) Lochau-Hörbranz ÖBB - Lindau-Reutin DB (- Lindau)

[E] ÖBB and SBB work to Lindau using electric locomotives. No DB electric stock is seen at Lindau because only the line to Bregenz is electrified. A small pool of SBB locomotives, specially-fitted with an ÖBB pantograph as well as the smaller Swiss one, are used on passenger trains between Zürich and Lindau.

(Reutte in Tirol -) Schönbichl ÖBB - Pfronten-Steinach DB

[D] DB operates the service between Pfronten-Steinach and Reutte in Tirol using diesel units.

(Reutte in Tirol -) Ehrwald-Zugspitzbahn ÖBB - Griesen (Oberbay) DB (- Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

[E] DB operates the service between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Reutte in Tirol using electric units.

(Innsbruck -) Scharnitz ÖBB - Mittenwald DB (- Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

[E] DB works to Innsbruck and ÖBB to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Wachtl MEGW - Gießenbachklamm MEGW (- Kiefersfelden)

[E] This (former?) private cement works line is 900 mm gauge and is electrified at 1200 V dc. Tourist trains did operate in previous summers. However, the railway did not resume operation in 2017 as it did not pass an official inspection - see current timetable page Wachtl-Bahn Fahrplan. .

Kufstein ÖBB - Kiefersfelden DB (- Rosenheim)

[E] Corridor Trains are worked by ÖBB. These trains use the Rosenheim avoiding line in Germany, together with the entry immediately below. Domestic Austrian tickets are valid on these trains, but break of journey is not permitted in Germany. ÖBB works some trains to München using its own electric locomotives. Meridian operates services to Kufstein with Stadler Flirt EMUs. DB electric locomotives are used on freight to Brenner/Brennero.

Salzburg ÖBB - Freilassing DB (- Rosenheim)

[E] Corridor Trains are worked by ÖBB. These trains use the Rosenheim avoiding line in Germany, together with the entry immediately above. Domestic Austrian tickets are valid on these trains, but break of journey is not permitted in Germany. ÖBB also works some trains to München using its own electric locomotives or Railjet trainsets. Meridian operates regional services between Salzburg and München using Stadler Flirt EMUs. ÖBB runs local services between Salzburg and Freilassing as part of the Salzburg S-Bahn network. DB electric locomotives are possibly used on freight to Villach or beyond.

Braunau am Inn ÖBB - Simbach (Inn) DB

[D] ÖBB works to Simbach with diesel railbuses.

(Schärding -) Wernstein ÖBB - Passau DB

[E] DB electric locomotives work to Wien, including passenger trains to Wien Westbf and freight trains to Kledering yard.

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