Vienna : Responsible authorities

Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region (VOR)

Postfach 361 - 1060 Wien - Österreich
Tel : 43 1 526 60 48 - Fax : 43 1 526 60 48
office@vor.at


Organisation

Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region-VOR headquartered in Vienna was founded in 1984. The shareholders are the Province of Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland (44/44/12%).

A tariff agreement between the Ausstrain Federal Ralway (OBB) and Wiener Verkehrsbetriebe was signed in 1961 and a policy statement by the Federal and State governments in 1973. VOR started in 1984.

In may 2002 VOR took the management tasks of the Transport Authority of Lower Austrai and Burgenland (VVNB)

The Executive body includes representatives of the three local authorities (provinces of Vienna ,of Lower Austria, of Burgenland). The supervisory board chairman is elected for one year. The provinces take turn.
The management of VOR is assumed by two CEOs Thomas Bohrn (Vienna) and Wolfgang Shroll (Lower Austria)



Missions

VOR is assigned the task of coordinating, planning and implementing in cooperation with the transport companies and in accordance with the financing agreement.

  • Billing and clearing centre; billing and issuing student pass
  • Public service contracts with regional buses
  • Quality management and complaint management
  • Research and development; marketing and public relations
  • Planning traffic concepts, tenders, dynamic schedule synchronization
  • Passenger information

Passenger –oriented service is VOR top priority

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