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A ceremony was held in Norrköping, Sweden, on November 13 to mark the start of construction on the Kardon Line, a new 7km electrified rail link to the seaport of…
GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) announced on November 7 that it has cancelled its contract with Ansaldo STS for the resignalling of the metro Red Line “with immediate effect.
SWEDISH regional public transport authority Östgötatrafiken has awarded Alstom a contract to supply a further three X61 Coradia Nordic 15kV ac EMUs.
A project to boost capacity on Sweden’s Hallsberg - Mjölby line has reached a milestone with the completion of a new 13km double-track alignment between Stenkumla and Runsala.
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has increased the maximum axleload on the southern section of the 473km Iron Ore Line from Luleå to the Norwegian port of Narvik from 30 to…
The publication of Trafikverket’s 2018-2029 Draft National Transport Infrastructure Plan at the end of August has set the agenda for the development of Sweden’s railway network in the 2020s. Keith…
David Briginshaw joined Mats Johannesson, the new CEO of MTR Express, for a trip from Gothenburg to Stockholm on MTR’s first open-access inter-city operation on August 29 where he saw…
MTR has steadily expanded its Swedish portfolio since it won its first concession to operate the Stockholm metro in 2009, and is now poised to bid for concessions in neighbouring…
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…
SWEDEN’s national passenger operator, SJ, has launched a global tender for the supply of 30 trains with a maximum speed of 250km/h at an estimated cost of SKr 5-6bn ($US…
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