Delays due to heavy snowfall

03. December 2023 | Operative Infos

Restriction of rail traffic

We want to inform you about the current situation and effects.


Important updates

  • Due to the heavy snowfall on 02.12.2023 in the south of Germany and Austria, train traffic is suspended severely restricted by route closures.
  • Icy switches, trees on overhead lines, locomotive pantographs cannot be ironed on due to icing and snow loads have also caused train cancellations on our system.
  • Delays in container handling at the terminals are to be expected.
  • The consequentail effects of backlog effects due to train cancellations and delayed onward journeys are significant, effects can be expected at least in week 49.

Delivery times or fixed dates cannot be guaranteed; these require unhindered transport by rail or road traffic.

As a precaution, we would like to point out that ROLAND Spedition accepts no liability for costs resulting from these events. Your contact person will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your transports.


Roland Spedition GmbH
Concorde Business Park 1/B2/32
A-2320 Schwechat

T: +43 1 728 37 43

F: +43 1 720 22 40

Terminalstraße 2
A-5071 Wals

T: +43 662 854 351

F: +43 662 854 169