SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital.
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TX Logistik AG has doubled the number of freight trains between Stockholm and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop, a connection that is supplying food to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
With SJ aiming to be the number one digital company in Sweden, we spoke to Claes Lindholtz, Head of Digital Transformation at SJ about what digital initiatives the operator is conducting to reach this goal and how it encourages its staff and passengers to aid it on its digital journey.
Metro Trains Melbourne hosted the experts from MTR Elizabeth Line and MTR Nordic Group to share expertise, gain insights and experiences into passenger experience initiatives across their respective countries.
New bidirectional trams operated by Skånetrafiken, will have modern low floors and will have a specific focus on passenger accessibility.
Pia Lagerlöf, General secretary for SWEDTRAIN and Per Olofsson, Thought Leader and Training Officer at Bombardier Transportation, explore how the Swedish rail industry is actively exploring how rail control systems can evolve to enable increased capacity and efficiency.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced three Class 66 locomotives are to be leased from Beacon Rail Leasing and introduced to the UK rail network from Sweden.
For the fourth consecutive year, MTR has been rated the best railway operator in the 2019 Swedish Quality Index survey with over 90 per cent passenger satisfaction.
In comparison to 2017, Sweden’s national passenger operator saw a great increase in the number of passenger journeys in 2018.
MTR created the app using a 4,000-strong passenger survey together with in-depth analysis of travel patterns and traffic disruptions.
Passenger experience in southern Sweden will further improve with the arrival of additional safe and reliable Coradia Nordic vehicles from Alstom.
“Through the new contract, passengers will benefit from new trains, better connections and improved service information.”
This order marks the entry of Efacec’s Transportation business unit in Sweden and is a result of other relevant recent successes in Scandinavia.
ERTMS Level 2 can optimise higher-speed operation and supports network interoperability, while reducing maintenance costs.
The electric high-speed trains ordered by Västtrafik, Sweden are prepared for the harsh Nordic weather, offer comfortable journeys and will meet the growing demand for rail travel…