The first set will be ready for testing in August 2016, and delivery will coincide with the opening of the new Terminal 2 at Gardemoen Airport. The 250km/h trains will seat a minimum of 236 passengers and will need to meet requirements for carrying passengers with disabilities.

Flytoget anticipates annual ridership growth of 3.4% from 2017 as airlines increase their capacity at peak times by using more gates and larger aircraft.