All Sweden articles – Page 4

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    Metro Report International

    Stockholm metro electrification contract awarded


    SWEDEN: Siemens Mobility has been selected to deliver electrification and power supplies for the Stockholm Metro expansion programme. The €21m contract awarded by Region Stockholm’s Extended Metro Administration covers electrification works for four separate extensions. The programme includes construction of a 4·1 km Yellow ...

  • Stadler is to supply custom-designed electric multiple-units for the 891 mm gauge Roslagbanan.

    Transdev wins Roslagsbanan operating contract


    SWEDEN: Transdev Sverige AB has been selected as the next operator of the capital’s 891 mm gauge Roslagsbanan suburban network, the Stockholm region’s Transport Commission announced on May 12. Six groups had bid for the 12-year contract with regional transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, including incumbent Arriva Sverige, ...

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    Metro Report International

    Stockholm metro tunnelling contract awarded


    SWEDEN: The Subterra subsidiary of Czech company Metrostav Group has been awarded a KC5bn contract to undertake drill and blast tunneling for a 4·1 km western extension of the Stockholm metro Blue Line from the northern terminus at Akalla to the Järfälla housing development near Barkaby, adding ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Free webinars to support UK rail suppliers seeking export opportunities


    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. The ...

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    Stockholm Norvik Port connected to the rail network


    SWEDEN: A 4·4 km electrified branch has been built to at cost of €73m to provide direct rail access to and from the new Stockholm Norvik Port near Nynäshamn, which is scheduled to open this year. Located 50 km south of the capital, ...

  • SJ currently operates night trains to northern Sweden under contract to the government. (Photo: SJ/Mikael Strinnhed)

    Trafikverket proposes Malmö – Brussels overnight service


    EUROPE: Trafikverket has recommended a Malmö – Köln - Brussels overnight train as the best option for increasing international rail travel to and from Sweden, although it has identified a number of hurdles that must be overcome.

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    Trains ensure food supplies to Sweden’s supermarkets


    EUROPE: To ensure deliveries to Sweden during the coronavirus pandemic, grocery chain ICA is transporting goods using rail services which Green Cargo normally operates for Volvo Group. The trains are run to transport goods from Sweden to Volvo’s factory at Gent in Belgium. For the last six ...

  • Snälltåget Berlin to Malmö overnight train (3)

    Berlin – Malmö night train to continue despite closure of ferry route


    EUROPE: The Berlin Night Express overnight train between Sweden and Germany will continue to run despite shipping company Stena Line’s plans to close the Trelleborg – Sassnitz ferry route which the train uses to cross the Baltic, operator Snälltåget has told Railway Gazette International. ...

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    Öresundståg ETCS contract awarded


    EUROPE: Alstom has been awarded a €35m contract to supply and install Atlas ETCS onboard equipment for the X31 Contessa electric multiple-units used on Öresundståg services in eastern Denmark and southern Sweden. Alstom is to supply an integrated system enabling the EMUs to use legacy ATC-2 in ...

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    Transitio opts for Civity Nordic


    SWEDEN: Local authority owned rolling stock leasing company AB Transitio has announced its intention to procure 30 EMUs from CAF for use on regional services in southern Sweden, with an option for a further 34 sets. The trains are due to be ordered within an existing contract; ...

  • Train in Sweden (Photo: SJ/Stefan Nilsson).

    ABB awarded Trafikverket framework agreement


    Source: SJ/Stefan Nilsson SWEDEN: Trafikverket has awarded ABB a two-year extendable framework contract covering the supply of more than 400 Relion RER670 intelligent electronic devices. These will protect the infrastructure manager’s 15 kV 16·7 Hz overhead electrification equipment including transmission lines, transformers and catenary at around 50 ...

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    Øresund EMU wi-fi contract awarded


    EUROPE: Nomad Digital has been awarded a contract to supply and maintain passenger wi-fi on the fleet of electric multiple-units used on Öresundståg services in eastern Denmark and southern Sweden. The aim is to roll-out wi-fi across the entire fleet of 111 three-car Adtranz X31 EMUs by ...

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    SJ picks inclusion specialist as next Chief Executive


    SWEDEN: State-owned passenger operator SJ AB has appointed Monica Lingegård as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from August 17. She will replace Crister Fritzson, who stepped down earlier this year to become CEO of media and communications equipment supplier Net Insight AB.

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    Tailor-made approach switches freight from road to rail


    EUROPE: DB Cargo Logistics has developed a tailor-made transport model to enable cross-laminated timber manufacturer Binderholz to switch its shipments of building products up to 20 m long from road to rail. This has included reopening a disused private siding at Binderholz’s Burgbernheim factory in Bayern to ...

  • Transport agency Trafikverket has awarded Jacobs a framework contract to provide planning, systems design and delivery consultancy services for the development of a Y-shaped network of high speed lines linking Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö.

    Jacobs to support Sweden’s high speed rail programme


    SWEDEN: Transport agency Trafikverket has awarded Jacobs a framework contract to provide planning, systems design and delivery consultancy services for the development of a Y-shaped network of high speed lines linking Stockholm with Göteborg and Malmö. The first phase of the high speed rail programme covers ...

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    Metro Report International

    Lund tramway gets revised launch date


    SWEDEN: Lund’s SKr890m tram Line 1 will open for revenue service on December 13, regional transport authority Skånetrafiken has announced. According to Skånetrafiken, the original opening date of September 2019 was pushed back owing to a delay in the completion of the depot. The 5·5 km route ...

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    Three Swedish passenger operating contracts awarded


    Source: Värmlandstrafik SWEDEN: State operator SJ has been selected for a passenger train operating contract, while the Vy Tåg subsidiary of Norwegian state operator Vy has won two others. Värmland regional transport authority Värmlandstrafik has selected Vy as preferred bidder to operate regional passenger services ...

  • Snälltåget Berlin to Malmö overnight train (4)

    Malmö – Köln suggested as first route for a network of night trains


    EUROPE: Swedish transport agency Trafikverket has suggested that Malmö – Köln could be the first route to be launched as part of a proposed network of overnight trains connecting Sweden with other European countries, and that a start data as early as 2022-23 could be possible. ...

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    ERTMS roll-out timetable extended


    SWEDEN: The timetable for installation of ETCS Level 2 in southern Sweden has been extended by two years, Trafikverket announced on January 13.