SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket announced on March 20 that all locomotives, multiple units and driving trailers operating on the country's railway network must be fitted with GSM-R filters by July 1 to prevent interference from 4G public mobile networks.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded Siemens a contract worth around €17m to supply a Sitras SFC Plus static frequency converter to feed power from the 50Hz public grid into the railway's 16.7Hz traction power network.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has completed a project to reactivate the cross-border section of the Meråker Line from Trondheim, Norway to Storlien in Sweden which has been closed for more than a year due to movements in an embankment on the Swedish side of the border.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket announced on February 12 that tracklaying has been completed in the 8.7km Hallandsås tunnel, Sweden's longest railway tunnel, and the SKr 10.5bn ($US 1.25bn) project is on course for its official opening on December 13.
THE general assembly of the European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM) has elected Mr Paul Plummer, group strategy director of Britain's infrastructure manager Network Rail, as president to succeed Mr Gunnar Malm, director general of Trafikverket, Sweden.
NORWAY and Sweden have agreed to draw up a joint strategy for the development of rail traffic on the Oslo – Gothenburg corridor following a meeting between representatives of Sweden's Industry Ministry and the Norwegian ministry of transport in Stockholm on August 27.