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SWEDISH national train operator SJ will restore X2000 services between Stockholm and Copenhagen from March 1 after reaching an agreement with Danish infrastructure manager Banedanmark on security arrangements at Copenhagen…
THE Swedish government has begun consultation with local authorities along the route of the proposed Ostlänken high-speed line as infrastructure manager Trafikverket prepares to launch procurement for the project.
THE Swedish city of Lund has published international tender notices in the Official Journal of the European Union for contracts to build and equip the city's first light rail line.
MTR Corporation MTR Nordic announced on January 25 that it will take full control of the company responsible for maintaining Stockholm's metro train fleet after reaching an agreement with Mantena,…
WITH Hong Kong's public transport operator MTR preparing to open the latest additions to its metro network, the 2.6km Kwun Tong extension and the 7km South Island Line, 2016 is…
ONE year on from the merger of French National Railways (SNCF) and infrastructure owner French Rail Network (RFF) into a single organisation with SNCF Mobility as the operator and SNCF…
WITH significant changes in ownership structure, the shape of the railway supply industry has altered radically over the last 12 months, and further mergers and acquisitions look likely in 2016.…
SWEDEN's minister for infrastructure Mrs Anna Johansson officially launched test operation along the full length of Stockholm's SKr 16.8bn ($US 1.96bn) City Line on January 14 when she made an…
SWEDISH train leasing company Transitio has awarded Motala Train, Sweden, a contract to carry out heavy maintenance on its fleet of 25 class X11 EMUs, which are primarily used by…
SWEDISH open-access operator and traction provider Hector Rail has acquired 15 six-axle class 151 freight locomotives from DB Schenker with the aim of offering railfreight operators a cost-effective alternative to…
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