Topic: Trafikverket

How can railway monitoring improve?

In Europe, demand for available rail infrastructure continues to increase sharply. Indeed, further modal shift towards this more sustainable type of transportation is a key element to reaching climate targets. Continuous monitoring of rail assets...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

What is the future of the Oslo-Gothenburg line?

The railway line stretching from Oslo, in Norway, to Gothenburg, in Sweden, is currently one of the main bottlenecks along the TEN-T Scandinavian-Mediterranean Corridor. A feasibility study to double the track was recently published by...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi

Sweden chooses loans to speed up rail projects funding

The Swedish Transport Administration Trafikverket is considering financing new rail freight projects through government loans that might total over 2.5 billion euros. This, according to a spokesperson from the agency, should “enable an earlier and...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi

The new rail planning system in Sweden is causing mayhem

InterviewThe Swedish rail freight industry is currently struggling to adapt to the new planning system implemented by Trafikverket, the government agency responsible for the country’s rail network. interviewed Shad Hallam, Head of Network Management...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi

Swedish coastal line ramps up rail freight

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
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Sweden approves Bombardier’s Level 2 ERTMS for roll-out

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
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy