Topic: Sweden

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