Sweden

EUROPEAN passenger rail operator Arriva has been re-awarded the franchise to run the Pågatågen train network in southern Sweden until 2026. The €550m contract was awarded by the Skåne region’s…
SWEDISH operator Västtrafik has awarded Alstom a €9m contract for the refurbishment of 18 X12 and X14 two-car EMUs, which operate on the Gothenburg - Borås and Uddevalla - Borås…
SWEDISH contractor NCC and Spain’s OHL have been awarded a SKr 2bn ($US 230m) contract to build two extra tracks between Lund and Arlöv by the Swedish infrastructure manager, Trafikverket.
SWEDISH traffic management specialist (CTC) Cactus Rail has won an order to deliver CTC for a test track on the Åby - Katrineholm line as well as interchanges at Strångsjö…
SWEDEN’s Inland Railway and investment banking group Macquirie have signed a joint letter of intent to co-operate on private financing for a project to rehabilitate the Gällivare - Östersund -…
SWEDEN’s infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded a 20-year framework contract for concrete sleepers, fastenings and sleeper pads to Strangbetong Rail, Abetong, and Pandrol.
TÜV SÜD announced on May 3 that it has acquired Swedish Company MiW Rail Technology for an undisclosed fee, as it aims to strengthen its position in the Scandinavian rail…
STADLER confirmed on April 24 that it has finalised a SFr 232m ($US 233m) contract with Stockholm County Council for 22 EMUs for the 891mm-gauge Roslagsbanan, which links Stockholm with…
SWEDISH open-access operator MTR Express announced on April 12 that it will reduce journey times for its Stockholm - Gothenburg services after its fleet of Stadler Flirt trains received certification…
STOCKHOLM moved a step closer to a major expansion of its urban rail network on March 30, when the Swedish government concluded negotiations with local authorities on an agreement which…
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