Sweden

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…
THE transport committee of Stockholm County Council has selected Stadler as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 22 891mm-gauge EMUs for the 65km Roslagsbanan, which links Stockholm with districts…
NORWEGIAN rail freight operator CargoNet announced on August 11 that it will launch a new intermodal service between Oslo and the Swedish port of Trelleborg next month in a bid…
TRELLEBORG, Sweden, announced the acquisition of Schwab Vibration Control, a manufacturer of vibration control components and system solutions, on August 10.
6
Page 6 of 19

Get the latest rail news

Global news and analysis from IRJ, Railway Age and RT&S by email