All Norway articles

  • CargoNet Stadler EuroDual loco impression
    News

    CargoNet leases electro-diesel locos

    2021-09-21T08:14:00Z

    NORWAY: National freight operator CargoNet has signed a long-term full-service lease agreement for European Loc Pool to supply it with two Stadler EuroDual six-axle electro-diesel locomotives at the end of October 2022. The locomotives will have an output of 2·8 MW in diesel mode and 6 ...

  • Norske Tog Stadler Flirt electro-diesel (5)
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    Electro-diesel Flirt handed over in Norway

    2021-09-09T11:00:00Z

    NORWAY: A ceremony to mark the handover of the first of 14 electro-diesel Flirt multiple-units being built by Stadler for use by SJ Nord was hosted by the manufacturer, national rolling stock owner Norske Tog and the future operator on September 1. ...

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    Railway to Hell to be electrified

    2021-09-06T10:30:00Z

    NORWAY: Infrastructure manager Bane NOR has awarded NRC Norge a NKr760m contract for installation of overhead electrification equipment on the lines around Trondheim The contract covers the 34·7 km Trondheim – Hell – Stjørdal and 74·4 km Hell – Storlien lines, as well as the 5·8 ...

  • Bane NOR has awarded Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems a framework agreement for the supply of switches and crossings
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    Vossloh awarded Norwegian turnout framework contract

    2021-08-05T11:11:00Z

    NORWAY: Infrastructure manager Bane NOR has awarded Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems a framework agreement for the supply of switches and crossings, as well as spare parts for existing turnouts, and the development of a range of switches for heavy haul lines. The agreement includes the ...

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    News

    CAF Oaris EMUs enter service with Flytoget

    2021-06-07T12:46:00Z

    NORWAY: The first CAF Oaris high speed EMUs entered traffic with Oslo airport express operator Flytoget on June 3.

  • VR Fleetcare depot
    News

    VR FleetCare to modernise couchette cars for Norway

    2021-04-14T05:00:00Z

    NORWAY: The Finnish national railway’s VR FleetCare rolling stock business has won its first contract in Norway, covering the refurbishment of eight former Deutsche Bahn BDcmz 874.1 couchette cars which Vy Tåg has acquired for use on Bergensbanen services. Refurbishment will be undertaken at VR ...

  • Picture_1_Mount Ulriken from Arna station
    In depth

    Infrastructure: Norway’s first slab track commissioned

    2021-03-22T06:56:00Z

    Construction of a long single-bore tunnel to alleviate capacity problems in the Bergen area included the laying of the first ballastless track in Norway.

  • EffiShunter 1000 společnosti Trainpoint Norway
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    CZ Loko targets Scandinavian shunter replacement market

    2021-03-03T05:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Czech manufacturer CZ Loko has won a contract to supply an EffiShunter 1000 four-axle diesel-electric locomotive to Oslo-based leasing and maintenance company Trainpoint Norway, and will prioritise obtaining approval for use in Sweden is it sees a large potential market for the replacement of ageing ...

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    Maintenance management platform expands access to data

    2020-12-30T05:00:00Z

    NORWAY: State rolling stock leasing company Norske Tog has rolled out Trimble’s E2M asset and maintenance management system to manage the fleet of vehicles operated by SJ under the Lot 2 Nord operating contract. This contract covers long-distance passenger services from Oslo to Trondheim and Bodø, ...

  • eu Green Cargo Schenker wagon
    News

    Head end power to keep refrigerated goods cool

    2020-12-02T05:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Two Wascosa wagons which use electrical power from the locomotive to power refrigerated containers are being tested by Green Cargo and Schenker on the North Rail Express service linking Oslo and Narvik via Sweden. The wagons are connected to the locomotive using a head-end ...

  • Kaunis Iron has awarded Railcare a long-term contract to transport iron ore from the terminal at Pitkäjärvi in Sweden to the Norwegian port of Narvik.
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    Scandinavian iron ore haulage contract awarded

    2020-12-01T14:19:00Z

    EUROPE: Mining company Kaunis Iron has awarded Railcare a long-term contract to transport iron ore from the terminal at Pitkäjärvi in Sweden to the Norwegian port of Narvik. The SKr740m contract announced on December 1 runs for 10 years from November 16 ...

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    ETCS onboard testing begins

    2020-10-21T11:30:00Z

    NORWAY: Trial running has started with the first diesel locomotive to be equipped with Alstom’s latest ETCS onboard equipment as part of the national ERTMS programme.

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    Long-distance fleet renewal recommended

    2020-10-16T15:00:00Z

    NORWAY: Working with leasing company Norske Tog and infrastructure manager Bane NOR, the national railway directorate has recommended the purchase of a single type of passenger train to replace the country’s entire long-distance fleet over the next decade.

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    Metro Report International

    CAF tram for Oslo unveiled

    2020-10-13T14:38:00Z

    NORWAY: The first of 87 CAF trams for Oslo operator Sporveien was unveiled at the Grefsen depot on October 12. Testing is expected to start shortly, ahead of entry into passenger service in 2021. The €200m order placed in June 2018 covers 87 Urbos 100 ...

  • ch-SBB fire rescue train LRZ_96
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    SBB sells fire rescue trains to Norway

    2020-08-08T05:00:00Z

    NORWAY: Swiss Federal Railways has sold three LRZ96 fire-fighting and rescue trains to Norwegian infrastructure manager Bane NOR, which is developing a new emergency response concept. The locomotive-hauled trains were originally supplied to SBB by Josef Meyer, Cattaneo and Dräger Safety in 1996. Each comprises a ...

  • National rolling stock owning company Norske Tog has awarded Siemens Mobility a six-year framework contract covering the supply of 570 GSM-R cab radios.
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    Path to FRMCS in Norske Tog cab radio framework contract

    2020-07-22T13:19:00Z

    NORWAY: National rolling stock owning company Norske Tog has awarded Siemens Mobility a six-year framework contract covering the supply of 570 GSM-R cab radios. This aims to resolve issues with equipment obsolescence and interference from public 4G mobile network operators. There is an option to ...

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    Metro Report International

    Oslo to run metro CBTC over public mobile network

    2020-06-23T14:43:00Z

    NORWAY: Oslo transport operator Sporveien has decided to use a public mobile telecoms network to support its new metro signalling and train control system, entering into an agreement for Telia to provide the wireless communications backbone.

  • Rail Baltica impression
    Rail Business UK

    Free webinars to support UK rail suppliers seeking export opportunities

    2020-05-11T10:59:00Z

    UK: The Railway Industry Association is holding a series of free webinars in partnership with the Department for International Trade to support UK rail companies looking to win export business. Participants will hear from DIT Trade Advisors about opportunities arising in a number of European countries. ...

  • no-wiki-NSB_type_69_Kongsvinger-cato edvardsen
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    Six suppliers shortlisted as Norske Tog seeks up to 200 commuter EMUs

    2020-05-01T13:21:00Z

    Photo: Cato Edvardsen/Wikimedia Commons Class 69 EMUs are widely used on the Norwegian network by national operator Vy, formerly NSB. NORWAY: State-owned rolling stock leasing company Norske Tog has shortlisted six prequalified bidders to supply an initial 30 new commuter EMUs as part of a ...

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    Euromaint awarded Bergensbanen fleet maintenance contract

    2020-02-11T06:00:00Z

    NORWAY: National passenger operator Vy has awarded Euromaint a nine-year contract to maintain rolling stock used on the Bergensbanen route between Oslo and Bergen. Most of the work will be undertaken at a workshop which is under construction in Bergen. The contract award follows railway agency ...