The national railsystem of Austria is the ÖBB (Österreichische Bundesbahnen). It has an operating length of more than 4.800 kilometres and more than 1.050 train stations – the well-developed rail network and fast and frequent inter-city services make discovering Austria and adjacent countries (Germany, Italy, Slovakia, and Switzerland) very easy. ÖBB is reliable and on-time: with a punctuality rate of 96%, the Austrian Federal Railways was ranked among the most reliable European railway operators in 2017. Tickets can be booked online and via mobile — travelling by train is an affordable and attractive choice for Austrians and tourists. For frequent travelers, the ÖBB Vorteilscard (advantage card) offers up to 50% discount on rail tickets for an entire year, including discounts on cross-border travel.