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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…


Introduction: Northern Europe – a hotbed for rail development

4 June 2014 | By Craig Waters

There is one standard theme currently running through the railways of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia; that theme is development, writes Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review. Northern Europe is a current hotbed for investment and growth in the railway industry, and governments in Scandinavia are continuing to…


Interview: Jörgen Nyström, Business Sector Manager for Elmia Nordic Rail

4 June 2014 | By Jörgen Nyström, Business Sector Manager for Elmia Nordic Rail

On 6-8 October 2015, Nordic Rail will once again invite the railway industry to Jönköping in Sweden for an opportunity for companies, organisations and industry peers to discuss what the future holds for rail in Scandinavia. In an exclusive interview for Global Railway Review, Jörgen Nyström, Business Sector Manager for…


The Scandinavian 8 Million City Project: Opening the door to Europe and the world

4 June 2014 | By Floire Nathanael Daub, Project Manager for The Scandinavian 8 Million City Project

In an increasingly globalised economy, the demand for efficiency and mobility is increasing. Bigger and stronger regions are needed to attract and retain people and companies who will create the wealth of the future. City regions have become the engines in developing the knowledge and information-based community. The development of…


Arlanda Express has the most satisfied customers in the Swedish travel sector

20 September 2012 | By Per Thorstenson, CEO, Arlanda Express

Arlanda Express noted major successes during 2011: trains upgraded with prizewinning interior décor, a robust financial result and a record number of passengers. The journey now continues with a stronger focus on service and passenger care, with all personnel undergoing training in the practical philosophy of hostmanship – the art…