SERVICES on Stockholm’s light rail Tvärbanan were extended to the east on October 2 with the opening of a 600m extension from Sickla Udde to an interchange with the commuter rail Saltsjöbanan and local bus services at Sickla station.
STADLER confirmed on April 24 that it has finalised a SFr 232m ($US 233m) contract with Stockholm County Council for 22 EMUs for the 891mm-gauge Roslagsbanan, which links Stockholm with districts to the north and east of the city.
THE transport committee of Stockholm County Council has selected Stadler as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 22 891mm-gauge EMUs for the 65km Roslagsbanan, which links Stockholm with districts to the north and east of the Swedish capital.
SWEDEN's minister for infrastructure Mrs Anna Johansson officially launched test operation along the full length of Stockholm's SKr 16.8bn ($US 1.96bn) City Line on January 14 when she made an inaugural journey through the 6km tunnel between Stockholm South and Tomteboda.
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL), which is responsible for the urban rail network in the Swedish capital, has awarded a SKr 270m ($US 31.5m) contract to Veidekke Anläggning Öst and subcontractor Eltel to rebuild Roslags Näsby station on the 891mm-gauge Roslagsbanan.