A freight train derailed in Trelleborg’s rail freight terminal in Sweden. The derailment occurred under unknown circumstances but destroyed substantial parts of the rail track. Rail traffic to and from Trelleborg is impossible, with the...Read more
TX Logistik ran two test services with an 838-metre train between Malmö and Frövi in Sweden. The rail operator did the trial services in cooperation with its customer Coop-the retail chain, and Sweden’s transport infrastructure...Read more
The North Bothnia Line in Sweden will be the newest addition to the country’s rail freight network. The coastal line will be 270-kilometres long, connecting Umeå and Luleå on the country’s northeast coast and considerably...Read more
Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration, has signed a multi-million agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR), a global engineering consultancy. The company will deliver third party assessment services for the country’s rail network. It follows a previous...Read more
Bombardier Transportation has successfully tested the latest software of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Level 2 solution in Sweden. Known as Baseline 3 Release 2, the testing indicated a milestone in the preparations...Read more
The track access charges for Swedish railway are under review for the first time in history. The marginal costs charged for freight and passenger services are too low, and the charging structure is not compliant...Read more
The Port of Gothenburg’s new intermodal terminal has had its official opening, confirming the Swedish port’s status as a world-leading rail, road and sea hub.
Covering 65,000 square metres, the Arken Combi Terminal provides Gothenburg with...Read more
Swedish transport authorities have given the go-ahead for implementation of Bombardier’s Interflo450 ERTMS signalling technology, as part of a nationwide 11,000 kilometre rail network modernisation programme.
The approval by the country’s two transportation agencies, Trafikverket and...Read more
Rail freight services between Stockholm and Oslo would benefit from increased competitiveness and shorter travel times, says a new report into this vital economic transport corridor between Sweden and Norway.
The action selection study by...Read more
Trespassing on rail infrastructure was responsible for more than half of all significant rail accidents recorded in Europe last year, says the International Union of Railways (UIC), with freight train-related incidents accounting for nearly 200...Read more
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