Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region

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Area served States of Burgenland, Lower Austria and Vienna, Austria
Headquarters Europaplatz 2, Vienna
Founded 1974 (began operations in 1984)
Number of operators  41[1]
Number of vehicles 1835 (bus), 746 (rail)[2]
Number of stops 11,326[3]
Number of routes 881[4]
Ridership 1,027,000,000 (2014)[5]
Workforce 107 (VOR only), 11,948 (operators)[6]
Website
vor.at

Verkerhrsverbund Ost-Region GmbH ("Transport Association East Region"), marketed VOR ("before", "towards"), is a publicly-owned private corporation responsible for the coordination and integration of public transportation in the Austrian states of Burgenland, Lower Austria and Vienna.

VOR subcontracts nearly 900 transit lines webbing for 18,413 kilometres[7], including 16 rapid transit and 29 tram lines.

History

Verkerhrsverbund Ost-Region GmbH was founded in 1974, serving the greater Vienna Area. It overtook public transportation planification for eastern Austria starting 1984.[8] The transport association took over planification of regional bus routes in 1989.[9] Management of the VVNB was merged into VOR in 2002, whilst the two companies should be totally integrated by the end of 2016.[10]

Services

VOR is responsible for coordinating various services on its territory. Fares integration is total for nearly all bus and rail (including second-class national and international services) services on the territory.

Rapid transit

Vienna U-Bahn

Vienna S-Bahn

Wiener Lokalbahn

Local and regional services

Regional buses

Regional trains

Vienna local buses

Vienna Straßenbahn

Local buses

References

  1. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  2. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  3. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  4. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  5. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  6. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  7. VOR. 2014 in Zahlen, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  8. VOR. Chronik, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  9. VOR. Chronik, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.
  10. VOR. Chronik, page retrieved on January 25th 2016.