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The Bothnia Line is built for the future!

26 September 2009 | By Alf Karlsson, Head of the Infrastructure Department and Manager of the Handover Subproject, Botniabanan AB and Jan Bergman, Communications Manager, Botniabanan AB

The Bothnia line consists of 190km of new railway, with 140 bridges and 25km of tunnels. Botniabanan AB has been commissioned by the Swedish government to build the Bothnia Line, a railway running from Nyland, north of Kramfors, via Örnsköldsvik to Umeå. Ground-breaking for the project took place on 14…


The imminent inauguration of the Bothnia Line

27 September 2008 | By Lennart Westberg, Managing Director/Project Director, Botniabanan AB

Building of the Bothnia Line began on a modest scale in 1999. In October 2008, Stage 1 is expected to be taken into operation – this is when a subsection is being opened for goods traffic. The entire line will be ready for goods and passenger services in autumn 2010.


Botniabanan – a Swedish pioneer project

15 September 2006 | By Lennart Westberg, CEO and Project Manager, Botniabanan AB

The goal of the Bothnia line in northern Sweden is to create a railway of national importance and which will be an integrated part of the European railway network. After seven years of construction, the project has reached the halfway point and could one day form the first phase of…