ÖBB RailJet Trains are connecting Austria, from one end to the other. One of those lines is frequently running several times a day, from Bregenz in Vorarlberg (in western Austria) to Vienna, the capital city of the country, all the way in the east. Recently I have taken this RailJet Train from Bregenz in Vorarlberg to Innsbruck in Tyrol, on my way to South Tyrol in Italy (yep, I love how easy breezy train travel in Europe is!). Years ago I took a similar train, but in the evening when it was already pitch-black outside – therefore I was quite excited to travel this picturesque route again during the day. For my outbound journey, from Bregenz to Innsbruck, I have chosen the ÖBB RailJet 2nd class economy. I booked the return journey in first-class business, to enjoy the differences in both available classes.
The RailJet is a one-story train, featuring two classes, 2nd economy as well as 1st business. 2nd class features a 2-2 configuration, each in bench-like double seats or quadruples with tables. Dual seats feature each a foldable table (spacious enough for a laptop or handbag), as well as a shared electronics plug in between both positions. Later onward during the journey, I took advantage of the rolling service and ordered a coffee. 3 Euros for a freshly brewed beverage, definitely not a bad deal.
Below you find some pictures of my train journey in Austria with ÖBB, Austrian Federal Railways.
All those stunning views on my way from Vorarlberg in Austria, via Arlberg to Innsbruck.