Service Package 1 South covers services on the lines from Oslo to Drammen, Arendal, Egersund and Stavanger in the south of the country. Service Package 2 North encompasses the Oslo - Lillehammer - Trondheim, Trondheim – Mo i Rana - Bodø, Trondheim - Hell - Storlien, Dombås – Åndalsnes, and Trondheim - Røros - Hamar lines.

An invitation to tender will be issued to prequalified bidders early next year and Package 1 will be awarded in August 2017, while Package 2 is due to be signed by December 2017. Both contracts start in December 2018.