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SKANDINAVISKA Jernbanor, which operates Gothenburg - Stockholm - Uppsala Blå Tåget open-access intercity services, has been informed by the Swedish national transport safety body Transportstyrelsen that its safety certificates will…
LOCOMOTIVE leasing company Akiem have signed a framework agreement with Bombardier Transportation for 52 Bombardier Traxx AC and MS electric locomotives, with an initial firm order for 26 units worth…
SWEDEN's infrastructure minister Mrs Anna Johansson attended an inauguration ceremony near Gävle on June 15 to mark the completion of a new 5km section of double-track line between Skutskär and…
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has installed recycled plastic sleepers supplied by Lankhorst Engineered Services, Netherlands, as part of a trial to evaluate the durability of alternatives to traditional timber sleepers.
THE cost of constructing a Y-shaped high-speed line linking Stockholm with Gothenburg and Malmö is likely to be lower than previously forecast, according to new calculations published by Swedish infrastructure…
NORWEGIAN infrastructure manager Jernbanverket and its Swedish counterpart Trafikverket have agreed to work together to increase capacity on the Oslo - Gothenburg line following the completion of a joint study…
Björn Westerberg, CEO of the Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies tells Keith Barrow how a blend of short-term measures to improve operational performance and a long-term approach to investment…
THIS month sees the handover of the 57km Gotthard Base Tunnel from AlpTransit to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) for trial operation in preparation for the launch of commercial services on…
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has launched a consultation on three options being considered for the future funding and operation of overnight trains from Stockholm to northern Sweden following the completion…
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket says it has finalised plans for a SKr 4bn ($US 480m) project to expand the congested Malmö - Lund line from two to four tracks.
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