STOCKHOLM Traffic Management (TF) has awarded Ballast Nedam, Netherlands, a contract to supply a de-icing system, which will be used to keep the Stockholm Local Transport (SL) suburban train fleet ice-free during the winter.
SL, Stockholm's public transport authority, has selected Bombardier to deliver 24 four-car Movia metro trains, which will make up its new C30 driverless metro fleet. The order is worth Skr 5.1bn ($US 768.1m) and includes an option for an additional 20 four-car trains.
THE president of the European Investment Bank Mr Werner Hoyer will meet representatives of Stockholm City Council in the Swedish capital on February 15 to sign a €400m loan agreement which will finance the modernisation of the metro Red Line.
Deep beneath the streets of Stockholm, a new railway is taking shape which will solve a decades-old railway capacity problem in the Swedish capital. As construction approaches the halfway stage Keith Barrow looks at the City Line project and how it will transform the region's rail network.