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Swedish Rail Industry Group (SWERIG)



Sweden builds for the future

6 September 2016 | By Pia Lagerlöf, General Secretary at SWEDTRAIN and Coordinating Manager at SWERIG

The three metropolitan areas in Sweden are growing fast as is the need for transport capacity. Sweden has experienced one of the largest increases in train travel within the EU, but tracks are heavily utilised which makes maintenance a challenge. Although investments are being made across all transport modes, it…


SWERIG – growing at home and abroad

18 September 2014 | By Rolf Alm and Magnus Davidsson from SWERIG – the Swedish Rail Industry Group

The passenger and freight traffic utilisation of the Swedish railway is growing fast, and so is the country’s railway industry. The former publicly-run railway sector in Sweden is deregulated and this has created new companies, who – under competition – have developed efficient and reliable solutions. SWERIG – the Swedish…


‘Swedish National Team of Rail Competence’

20 September 2012 | By Lennart Klerdal, Chairman of the Board, SWERIG (the Swedish Rail Industry Group)

SWERIG, the Swedish Rail Industry Group, is often referred to as the ‘Swedish National Team of Rail Competence’. Acting on a fairly limited home market which is extremely open to competition, the Swedish rail industry has, over the years, searched for new business opportunities on the international rail market. For…


How SWERIG is contributing to the development of the Swedish rail industry

22 September 2011 | By Lennart Klerdal, Chairman of the Board, SWERIG (Swedish Rail Industry Group)

Since the introduction of modern railways, the Swedish railway industry has been at the forefront of railway technology. Over the years, the Swedish rail industry has earned a worldwide reputation as a group of innovative and reliable suppliers. Industrial enterprises like ASEA, Ericsson and SKF were early to gain leading…