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SIEMENS announced on December 6 that it successfully conducted driving tests with its Trainguard 200 ETCS equipment in Sweden over a two-week period in November.
ALSTOM has commenced delivery of 30 four-car class X61 Coradia Nordic EMUs ordered in February 2015 by Skånetrafiken for operation on the Pågatågen regional network in southwest Sweden.
THE Swedish government has given the go-ahead to an SKr 4bn ($US 440m) project to expand a section of the congested Malmö - Lund line from two to four tracks.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket confirmed on November 3 that the SKr 16.8bn ($US 1.88bn) Stockholm City Line will open at 05.00 on July 10 2017, doubling main line rail capacity…
STOCKHOLM-based investment company Ratos announced on October 25 that it has sold its 100% stake in Swedish rolling stock maintenance specialist Euromaint to private equity fund SSVP, in a deal…
THE Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide Swedish rolling stock leasing company Transitio with an SKr 695m ($US 78.8m) loan to partially finance the procurement of a fleet…
FOLLOWING an international tender, Gothenburg Tramways has awarded a consortium of Bombardier and Vossloh Kiepe a €140m contract to supply 40 Flexity low-floor LRVs.
KIRUNA Wagon, Sweden, reached an agreement in August with RCR Tomlinson (RCR), Australia, on principal terms for an exclusive licencing agreement for the Helix Dumper wagon and unloading station.
FINLAND’s VR Group turned an operating loss of €2.6m in the first half of 2015 into a profit of €1.2m for the first half of 2016 thanks to an increase…
THE operation of regional rail services in Sweden's four most-northerly counties changed hands on August 20, when Tågkompaniet took over the Norrtåg network from Botniatåg, a joint venture between German…
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