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 Per Gunnar Andersson, CEO of Trivector Traffic based in Lund

The Nordic countries are in agreement that expanded tram networks are the way of the future. Although there is progress, things are not moving as quickly as desired. There were voices of both hope and scepticism at Tuesday’s key seminar on trams in the Nordic region at Nordic Rail.

07 October 2015 Read more
Yu Xing, Chief Engineer at Siyuan’s International Business department

The process is far too slow. This is according to Yu Xing, Chief Engineer at Siyuan’s International Business department – and he is of course talking about high-speed tracks in Sweden. “We could build them in five years,” he says.

07 October 2015 Read more
Michaela Stöckli

Swissrail is coming to Elmia Nordic Rail to put the Swiss railway industry on the map.

"The Scandinavian market continues to grow, and there are many projects of interest under way," says Michaela Stöckli, Director of the SWISSRAIL Industry Association.

03 June 2015 Read more
Motalabron

This autumn sees the first ever Elmia Nordic Road – a brand new fair being held on 6-8 October alongside Elmia Future Transport and Elmia Nordic Rail.

"We believe it will be an exciting arena that’s perfectly aligned with our field of operations," says Daniel Tegin, Business Developer Sector Asphalt at NCC Roads.

03 June 2015 Read more
European Commissioner Keir Fitch

At Tuesday’s key seminar, European Commissioner Keir Fitch presented the background to and likely effects of the EU’s Fourth Railway Package.
According to the European Commission’s proposal, all national passenger traffic markets should be open to competition by 2020.

09 October 2013 Read more
The merger of Sweco and Vectura creates the leading technical consultancy in the Nordic region. Åsa Bergman, President of Sweco Sweden and Jan Thulin, Deputy CEO of Vectura, look forward to working together.

31 July this year saw the merger of the two market-leading technical consultancy firms in transport and infrastructure, Sweco and Vectura. At Elmia Future Transport they are showing their strength in a shared stand.

09 October 2013 Read more
Helena Kyster-Hansen of Tetra Plan AS talked about the benefits of the EU’s Rail Freight Corridors at Elmia Future Transport.

The EU’s nine freight corridors are currently under development, and six will be finished as soon as November. At Elmia, the importance of a common transport organisation within the EU came under discussion.
“The freight corridors are a way of increasing both capacity and quality in the European transport sector,” says Helena Kyster-Hansen of transport consultancy firm Tetra Plan AS.

09 October 2013 Read more
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd, Sweden’s Minister for Infrastructure, at yesterday’s key seminar.

The Nordic infrastructure of the future was the theme of Tuesday’s key seminar. Representatives from Sweden, Norway and Denmark talked about the challenges their countries are facing to secure a functioning transport system for people and freight – both within and beyond national borders.

08 October 2013 Read more
Kurt Eriksson and Michel Nordeman bring news of Strukton’s projects and new developments to Elmia Nordic Rail.

Strukton Rail AB has been contracted to build the entire track for the City Line in Stockholm. The order is worth SEK 207 million and is an important part of Strukton’s growth in recent years.

Anders Strandberg, Project Manager at the Swedish Transport Administration, reported on ERTMS during Elmia Future Transport and Elmia Nordic Rail.

In 2021, the new signalling system ERTMS will be expanded for the entire Corridor B in Sweden.

During Elmia Future Transport and Elmia Nordic Rail Anders Strandberg, Project Manager at the Swedish Transport Administration, and others reported on the current situation.
”We are now focusing on finishing whole areas, rather than thinking in routes as we did previously,” he explained.

Filip Glebe, Managing Director at Vossloh Rail Services

Continuous rail maintenance increases rail life. If that maintenance can also be carried out using a ‘high-speed grinding train’, daily services will not be disrupted. This is according to Filip Glebe, Managing Director at Vossloh Rail Services.