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VÄSTTRAFIK, the public transport authority for the Swedish county of Västra Götaland, announced on March 23 that it has selected Bombardier Transportation Sweden for an SKr 3.8bn ($US 460m) contract…
THE first refurbished Öresund train was unveiled at a ceremony at Malmö Central station on March 7.
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator SagaRail launched its inaugural commercial services on February 23, with the first train departing from Stockholm Central at 13.08 bound for Linköping.
SWEDISH passenger operator SJ says it sold 30 million tickets for its services in 2017, a new record, and an increase of 2% over the previous year.
SWEDISH open-access operator SagaRail has begun selling tickets for its first services, which will begin running between Stockholm and Linköping on February 23.
THE council of Sweden’s Uppsala Region has given train leasing company Transitio the go-ahead to order eight Stadler double-deck EMUs for Upptåget regional services.
KNORR-Bremse announced on January 18 that its Knorr Bremse Nordic Rail Services subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell rolling stock maintenance and refurbishment specialist Swedtrac to Stadler Service Sweden.
SWEDISH rail freight operator Green Cargo is set to begin the use of XXXL containers supplied by Innofreight, Austria, to transport wood chip to Soderenergi’s fuel terminal in Nykavn, a…
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator Saga Rail confirmed on January 16 that it will launch its first services early this year on the Stockholm - Linköping route.
DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU).
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