Sweco will assign 20 engineers to prepare detailed technical documentation and cost estimates in line with Norwegian government auditing standards. It will also draw up tender documents for a turnkey contract to carry out electrification works, which are due to be completed in 2023.

Jernbaneverket plans to hold a supplier briefing for prospective bidders for the main electrification contract at the Radisson Blu hotel in Vaernes on Febraury 4. Tendering is due to begin in the second quarter.