Austrian Strabag Expands Rail Network in Eastern Germany

IndustrialsConstruction ♦ Published: August 25, 2020; 15:50 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian technology company Strabag will be significantly influencing the rail road system in eastern Germany because of a deal that has them extending rail lines in Berlin and between Leipzig and Dresden.

Strabag will be doing railway construction works in eastern Germany until 2025. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Globetrotter19 / CC BY-SA (

Austria's largest construction group secures orders from Deutsche Bahn.

Strabag is expanding the rail network in eastern Germany for Deutsche Bahn. In a joint venture with Strabag AG, the subsidiary Strabag Rail GmbH will invest EUR 105 million to extend the rail line between the Berlin/Brandenburg state border and the Berlin outer ring.

This route will see long-distance traffic and will also connect Berlin-Brandenburg Airport to Deutsche Bahn's long-distance rail network. …