835-metre long train from Germany to Sweden


For the first time, a test ride has been carried out with a 835-metre long train from Germany to Sweden. The train departed from Maschen in Germany on 17 April and arrived in Malmö the following morning. The test service was carried out in collaboration with the Swedish Transport Administration, DB Cargo AG, DB Netze and Banedanmark, the Danish rail Infrastructure manager. It is the first time that such a long train runs through the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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