Topic: Sweden

Modern mixed train trial for Scandinavia

Mixed trains, conveying passengers and goods, are part of a funded trial in Sweden. A trio of stakeholders, made up of multinational tech firm SilverRail, passenger rail operator Snälltåget, and logistics company Airmee, will share...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: Port of Gothenburg

Rail succesful modality for port of Gothenburg

Container traffic from Sweden is increasingly being channelled through the Port of Gothenburg by rail. In total, 456,000 TEUs of cargo was transported through the port by rail, the largest rail volume in the port’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New multimodal link from Duisburg to Sweden

Sweden will get a new regular rail-ferry-rail connection to the German intermodal hub of Duisburg. Two railway legs will be arranged by DB Cargo Scandinavia, Kombiverkehr and Spedition Bode while the sea leg will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New rail service Venlo-Sweden now operative

A direct rail freight service between Venlo in the Netherlands and Sweden was launched on 2 September. A dedicated blocktrain shuttles between the Dutch logistics hub and the Scandinavian cities of Malmö and Norrköping. They...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
ÖBB Rail Cargo Austria

Multimodal service Austria-Sweden launched

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has established a direct link between Vienna and Scandanavia. Four times a week a multimodal service runs between the Austrian capital and Trelleborg, the southernmost city in Sweden. Trelleborg is also the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Mertz Terminal in Malmö. Photo: Kombiverkehr

More services Kombiverkehr via Öresund bridge

German rail operator Kombiverkehr has increased its rail services to and from Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Since this week, three trains offer five departures in both directions on the line Coevorden – Bad Bentheim...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Scandinavian-Mediterranean TENT-T corridor. Photoo credit: EU

Sweden prepares TEN-T corridor for 750-meter train

The Swedish infrastructure manager Trafikverket is preparing for the introduction of 750 meter freight trains on the Scandinavian part of the TEN-T corridor by increasing axle loads on the Malmbanan between Boden and Riksgränsen. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Hector Rail

LKAB signs haulage contract with Hector Rail

The Swedish mining company LKAB has signed a new haulage contract with freight logistics supplier Hector Rail for the period of five years. The contract will be effective from December 2017. Hector Rail is an important...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen