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Digitalisation of rail freight was one of the hot topics under discussion at the UIC’s Global Rail Freight Conference in Genoa, Italy, in June. Digitalisation has the potential to improve…
BYBANEN, the public company responsible for overseeing the 20km light rail line in Bergen, signed an eight-year contract with Keolis Norge on June 29 for the operation of the system…
THE Norwegian minister of transport, Mr Ketil Solvik-Olsen, has announced the introduction of additional services on the Østfold line to help ease congestion and delays on the route, as well…
SPORVEIEN, which operates a six-line tram network in the Norwegian capital Oslo, has awarded a contract worth in excess of €200m to CAF for a fleet of 87 LRVs with…
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has awarded contracts worth a total of NKr 1.8bn ($US 222m) to Alstom to equip the country’s entire mainline train fleet of 467 trains of…
THE first CAF Oaris high-speed train for Oslo airport express operator Flytoget has arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic for dynamic testing.
THE Norwegian Railway Directorate confirmed on May 22 that the country’s first competitively-tendered concession for the operation of passenger services on the national network will be awarded in October, later…
NORWAY’s minister of transport Mr Ketil Solvik-Olsen confirmed on May 15 that the government will provide funding for state-owned rolling stock company Norske Tog to order 25 additional Stadler Flirt…
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has delivered a report to the Norwegian Railway Directorate outlining measures required to enable the introduction of double-deck trains on the Østfold Line south of…
IN an effort to spur interest from the supply sector, Norwegian infrastructure manager Bane Nor has revealed further details of the investment priorities for the NKr 120bn ($US 15.08bn) it…
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