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GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) has awarded Strukton Rail two new contracts to maintain infrastructure on the 106km Stockholm metro network and the 65km narrow-gauge Roslagsbanan.
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) has awarded Alstom a €440m contract to supply an additional 46 Coradia Nordic X60 suburban emus, taking its total fleet of the trains to 129.
THE first commercial ETCS Level 3 system is now in operation on the Västerdal freight line in central Sweden, declared Mr Paul Frøsig of the International Union of Railways (UIC)…
SWEDISH equity company, Bure Equity, has agreed to provide financial backing for RushRail which has won a SKr 700m ($US 104m) contract from Trätåg, a logistics company, to transport
Vossloh Cogifer has developed maintenance-friendly switch machines for use on standard sleepers or in box sleepers, thereby allowing automatic tamping of the trackbed. Their latest application is on two very…
With heavy snowfall impacting the reliability of northern Europe's rail networks during recent frigid winters, two new snow clearance machines trialled this winter in Sweden and Britain aim to minimise…
SWEDISH transport authority Trafikverket has awarded Atkins the design contract for the four-tracking of the Barkaby - Kallhäll section of the Stockholm - Västerås line.
SWEDISH passenger operator SJ introduced the first of 20 four-car SJ3000 Bombardier X55 emus on Stockholm - Sundsvall services in early February, which has allowed X40 double-deck trains to be…
Driver advisory technology can have a significant impact on energy consumption and help to optimise infrastructure capacity. Martin Joborn, senior consultant for Transrail, Sweden, explains how the Cato system has…
SWEDISH local transport operator Skånetrafiken has signed a Euros 100m contract with Alstom for the supply of 20 Coradia Nordic X61 regional emus. The four-car trains will be operated in…
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