2 September 2012: Sixteenth and final run of EuropeTrain - heading for the second Austrian Transalpine Loop in combination with a Summer Loop in Hungary - successfully started on Saturday

The sixteenth and final run of EuropeTrain started Saturday morning 10:00 for the second Austrian Transalpine Loop in combination with a Summer Loop in Hungary.

After four weeks of intensive activities in the test center of DB Systemtechnik, including several noise measurement runs on 24.08.12, the train started again on 01.09.2012, 10:00 from Minden to Salzburg via Hanover, W├╝rzburg and Munich. The train was handed over to Rail Cargo Austria yesterday evening and arrived in Salzburg around 10 p.m., from where the train will cycle 5 times for approximately 5.000 km in Austria, covering among others the slopes of Tauern and Semmering. Next weekend the train will be transferred to Hungary via Hegyeshalom for another 5.000 km trip, handled by RCH and MAV. The return back to Minden again via Austria is planned for mid of September.