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NEW track and work to increase the maximum speed of MTR Express trains has allowed the open-access operator to cut journey times between Stockholm and Gothenburg by up to 10…
SOFTRONIC, Romania, officially handed over the first two Transmontana electric locomotives for Green Cargo in a ceremony at the Swedish rail freight operator’s Eskilstuna depot last month.
A project to double one of Sweden’s busiest single-track railways reached a milestone over the weekend of July 28 and 29, when infrastructure manager Trafikverket commissioned the first section of…
Swedish national passenger operator SJ is pressing ahead with a major investment programme while extending its horizons into new markets. Keith Barrow met Caroline Åstrand, SJ executive vice-president and head…
SWEDEN’s infrastructure manager Trafikverket temporarily closed the Linköping - Kalmar, Linköping - Västervik and Berga - Oskarshamn lines to both passenger and freight traffic on July 25 following an alert…
THE municipality of Uppsala says the Swedish government has agreed to provide SKr 900m ($US 101m) to co-finance the construction of the city’s first light rail line.
SWEDEN’s infrastructure manager Trafikverket and the Danish Roads Directorate will launch a two-and-a-half year study on July 1 to assess the viability of constructing a fixed link across the Øresund…
STADLER displayed the first Mälartåg, which will run in the Mälardalen region in Sweden from 2019, at Stockholm Central Station on June 27 in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio.
THE first 96 Bombardier C30 metro trains for Stockholm Local Transport (SL) arrived in the Swedish capital on June 19, with the trains set to enter service on the Red…
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator Saga Rail (SR) has announced it has stopped operation of its sole service and lodged a complaint with the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) until a dispute…
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