The numbering scheme of the ÖBB

The numbers of the trains consist of 8 numbers, divided in a four-digit class number, a 3-digit running number and a computer control code of 1 number:


A running number of 500 and up is used for special high-speed versions (currently used for class 1042 and 1044).

The four-digit class number is decomposed in general as follows:

Class No. A B C D

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