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Access for All: Interview with DSB’s Emilie Spiegelhauer

20 July 2023 | By

As part of Global Railway Review’s 'Access For All' series, Emilie Spiegelhauer, Management Assistant & Business Partner at the Danish national railway company, DSB, explains their overarching goal when it comes to accessibility and passenger comfort.


Preparing for the final stages: the New Line Copenhagen–Ringsted

23 March 2016 | By Jan Schneider-Tilli, Project Director, Banedanmark

With construction work on time and on budget, the Danish high-speed link between Copenhagen and Ringsted’s next challenge is to incorporate two major national programmes: the Electrification Programme and the Signalling Programme. For Global Railway Review, Banedanmark’s Project Director, Jan Schneider-Tilli, gives an update on Denmark’s first high-speed line, which…


Ensuring safety in the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link rail and road tunnel

1 October 2015 | By Johnny Restrup-Sørensen, Contract Director for Railway at Femern A/S

Safety for end-users is an integral part of any project, not least the project of building the 18.2km-long Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link between Fehmarn in Germany and Lolland in Denmark. It encompasses every aspect of the tunnel project. Apart from ensuring that all specific railway and general safety demands are met,…


The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: From vision to reality

7 April 2015 | By Johnny Restrup-Sørensen, Contract Director, Railway at Femern A/S

The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel will become the world’s longest immersed tube tunnel for combined road and rail traffic. It will provide a double-track railway and four-lane highway connection between Puttgarden on the German island of Fehmarn and Rødbyhavn on the Danish island of Lolland. After years of detailed investigations, the planning…


Scandinavian rail freight: Time for change

7 April 2015 | By Gottfried Eymer, CEO, DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia A/S

National governments have to create level playing fields between rail and road, writes Gottfried Eymer, CEO of DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia A/S. Driven by globalisation and changes within manufacturing industries, the demand for freight transportation is increasing to levels never seen before. Various things like raw materials, consumer goods and…


The Danish Electrification Programme: A huge commitment

18 September 2014 | By Søren Thorpstrup Laursen – Head of the Danish Electrification Programme at Banedanmark

The Danish Electrification Programme was established in November 2012 to carry out electrification works initially on four Danish rail sections. Through the ‘Togfonden DK’ initiative five further sections have since been added to the scope of the electrification works, along with funding for additional optional rail sections and associated services.…


Major railway projects in Denmark – shifting to a new approval process

4 June 2014 | By Jesper Rasmussen, Deputy Director General, Trafikstyrelsen – Danish Transport Authority

Denmark is investing heavily in railway infrastructure. The Danish Government has decided to allocate approximately €20 billion for railway infrastructure in the coming decade. Jesper Rasmussen, Deputy Director General, Trafikstyrelsen – Danish Transport Authority, explains more.