Folloban Norway

Bane NOR stumbles again in prepping multi-billion-euro line for reopening

Four 600-metre power cables will need to be replaced. 2023, Aleksander Haugdal / Bane NOR

Bane NOR has faced a fresh setback in trying to reopen Norway’s brand-new Folloban railway, admitting this week that it had been “overly optimistic” in its schedule for fixes and testing of the 3.5-billion-euro railway. It will now have to replace close to 2,5 kilometres worth of power cables, and as a result Bane NOR will not be communicating a possible reopening date until further notice.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

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Folloban Norway

Bane NOR stumbles again in prepping multi-billion-euro line for reopening

Four 600-metre power cables will need to be replaced. 2023, Aleksander Haugdal / Bane NOR

Bane NOR has faced a fresh setback in trying to reopen Norway’s brand-new Folloban railway, admitting this week that it had been “overly optimistic” in its schedule for fixes and testing of the 3.5-billion-euro railway. It will now have to replace close to 2,5 kilometres worth of power cables, and as a result Bane NOR will not be communicating a possible reopening date until further notice.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

Former Chief Editor of RailTech.com

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