Stockholm

TRIALS on Stockholm’s Green Line with a C20 metro car equipped with Bombardier’s new silicon carbide (SiC)-equipped Mitrac TC1500 traction converter have shown energy reductions of up to 35%, and…
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) announced on November 7 that it has cancelled its contract with Ansaldo STS for the resignalling of the metro Red Line “with immediate effect.
STOCKHOLM Local Transport (SL) has awarded CAF a contract to supply an additional 12 Urbos bidirectional LRVs for the city’s network, which will take the total vehicles produced by the…
David Briginshaw joined Mats Johannesson, the new CEO of MTR Express, for a trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm on MTR’s first open-access inter-city operation on August 29 where he saw…
MTR has steadily expanded its Swedish portfolio since it won its first concession to operate the Stockholm metro in 2009, and is now poised to bid for concessions in neighbouring…
SERVICES on Stockholm’s light rail Tvärbanan were extended to the east on October 2 with the opening of a 600m extension from Sickla Udde to an interchange with the commuter…
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket submitted its Draft National Transport Infrastructure Plan to the government on August 31, marking the start of a three-month consultation on its spending proposals for 2018-29.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded Sweco a contract to provide planning and design services for the modernisation of the country’s busiest station Stockholm Central.
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) has signed a contract extension with CAF to supply eight Urbos low-floor LRVs, to add to the 22 already built by CAF, which are running…
COMMERCIAL operations began on the SKr 16.8bn ($US 2bn) Stockholm City Line on July 10, when the 05.04 Stockholm City - Nynashamn service became the first scheduled passenger train to…
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