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  • København S-tog (Photo: C Regild)

    Danish train operator to buy solar power


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has agreed to purchase 80 GWh/year from the 262 GWh/year Lidsø Solar Park which European Energy is to develop on a 253 ha site at Rødbyhavn. DSB said this is equivalent to half of the current power consumption of its København ...

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    Metro Report International

    King inaugurates København M4 extension


    DENMARK: The southern extension of København’s automated metro Line M4 serving the Sydhavn and Ny Ellebjerg districts was formally inaugurated by King Frederik X on June 22.

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    Danish ETCS programme revised again


    DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has announced a revised timetable for the deployment of ETCS in eastern Denmark, following further delays to the national Signalling Programme. Eastern Denmark ETCS deployment timetable Route Previous plan Revised plan Roskilde – Holbæk – ...

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    First Fehmarn Belt immersed tunnel element cast


    EUROPE: The first of 89 concrete elements which will be assembled to form the 18 km Fehmarn Belt immersed tube rail and road tunnel between Denmark and Germany has been cast at the production site in Rødbyhavn. The 217 m element comprises nine 24 m segments ...

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    Bogie maintenance contract


    DENMARK: Regional operator Nordjyske Jernbaner A/S has awarded VR FleetCare a contract covering the overhaul of bogies and pneumatic components for its fleet of Alstom Coradia LINT multiple-units. The work will be undertaken by VR FleetCare’s Component Services business unit at facilities in Helsinki and Pieksämäki. ...

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    Metro Report International

    Siemens to upgrade København S-bane for driverless operation


    DENMARK: Siemens Mobility has been awarded a €270m contract to equip the 170 km S-bane network in København for GoA4 unattended operations. In 2017, the government decided in principle that the standalone suburban network electrified at 1·5 kV DC should transition to unattended driverless operation at ...

  • København’s S-tog

    Two prequalify for København automation Supporting Systems contract


    DENMARK: Two suppliers have prequalified for the contract to provide Supporting Systems for the automation of København’s S-tog suburban rail services. They are Siemens Mobility and Thales company Ground Transportation Systems Denmark. The Supporting Systems contract will cover the supply of a wide range of technical ...

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    Danish railway ready for 200 km/h operation


    DENMARK: The railway between København and Ringsted via Køge Nord is now ready for 200 km/h running, infrastructure manager Banedanmark has announced.

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    DSB unveils Talgo 230 for Denmark – Hamburg services


    DENMARK: The first of the Talgo 230 trainsets for national passenger operator DSB’s long-distance and international EuroCity services was unveiled in København in January 25.

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    Metro Report International

    København metro trains head for refurbishment


    DENMARK: Specialist logistics company Van der Vlist is organising the multi-modal transport of 34 København metro trains by sea to Zeebrugge and then to Rotterdam, where Alstom is to undertake a €30m mid-life refurbishment programme over three years.

  • DB Cargo Scandinavia Fredericia workshop opening (1)

    Danish locomotive and wagon workshop opened


    DENMARK: Freight operator DB Cargo Scandinavia has opened a locomotive and wagon maintenance workshop in Fredericia. The operator expects to create 40 jobs at the site, which will repair and maintain its fleet of 52 locomotives and hundreds of wagons. Tools include the use of augmented reality ...

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    German train order increased to enable cross-border service


    GERMANY: Schleswig-Holstein transport authority NAH.SH has increased the size of an order for electric multiple-units, after Denmark approved financial support which will enable services to be extended across the border to Tinglev.

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    Three prequalify for København automated train contract


    DENMARK: Three potential bidders have prequalified for a contract to supply at least 226 fully automatic electric mutiple-units for the København S-bane suburban network.

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    Metro Report International

    København tram delivered


    DENMARK: Siemens Mobility has delivered the first of 29 trams for the Hovedstadens Letbane orbital light rail line which is under construction in København. The tram arrived at the depot in Glostrup on the night of August 23, following testing at the Wildenrath centre in Germany ...

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    Systra agrees to buy Atkins business in Scandinavia


    EUROPE: International engineering consultancy Systra has reached agreement to acquire the Atkins businesses in Sweden, Denmark and Norway from SNC-Lavalin Group, strengthening its presence in the Scandinavian market.

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    Metro Report International

    Next København metro line aims to halve construction carbon footprint


    DENMARK: ‘Our ambitions with Line M5 are high. We want to build a metro with a high focus on customer experience and a significantly smaller carbon footprint’, said Russell Saltmarsh, Project Director at København metro agency Metroselskabet when an environmental assessment study was commissioned for the ...

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    Sale of Arriva’s Danish and Serbian businesses completed


    EUROPE: München-based private equity investor Mutares says it plans to increase operational efficiency and leverage ‘strong expertise in tendering for public sector contracts’ following its acquisition of Arriva’s activities in Denmark and Serbia. The transaction covers bus services in Denmark and Serbia, plus rail, ferry and ...

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    Danish IC5 Coradia Stream mock-up unveiled


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has unveiled a full-size mock-up of the IC5 Coradia Stream multiple-units which Alstom is to supply to replace IC3, IC4, IR4 and Øresund trainsets on inter-city and regional services. The IC5 design combines ‘innovation, sustainability and great passenger comfort in the ...

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    DSB cleared to order automated S-bane trains


    DENMARK: State-owned operator DSB has received government authorisation to start the procurement of its next generation of trains for the København S-bane, paving the way for fully-automated operation from 2029. Due to be rolled out over the next 15 years, the trains are intended to replace ...

  • DSB Talgo 230 driving coach

    DSB doubles Talgo inter-city train order


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has increased its order for Talgo 230 inter-city trainsets from eight to 16 trainsets. It has also ordered 16 driving trailer coaches which will enable push-pull operation with Siemens Mobility Vectron locomotives. DSB said push-pull operation would be cheaper and more ...