Oslo’s public transport administrator Ruter is adopting a pioneering approach to digitalisation as it prepares future public transport services in the Norwegian capital region. Kevin Smith travelled to the city to meet with CEO Bernt Reitan Jenssen to find out what the company has achieved and what it is planning for the future.
2017 is a landmark year for Norway’s rail sector as competitive tendering begins for two passenger operations packages, and a reformed administration, including a revamped infrastructure manager, starts work. Kevin Smith visits Oslo to find out more about the reforms and what the government is hoping to achieve.
ICOMERA announced on September 7 that it has been selected by Norwegian train operator Flytoget to provide Wi-Fi for its 16 class 7 airport express EMUs, which are used on services between Drammen, Oslo central, Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
THE first two of four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which will be used to build 18.5km of twin-bore tunnel on the 22km Follo Line between Oslo and Ski were officially launched by Norway’s prime minister Mrs Erna Solberg and transport minister Mr Ketil Solvik-Olsen on September 5.