Topic: Denmark

100 regional trains in Denmark ready for ERTMS

Danish rail infrastructure manager Banedanmark has equipped 100 trains that run on the intercity and regional lines with ETCS. More than 200 vehicles will be retrofitted with the new technology in the coming years. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

One step forward for ERTMS in Denmark

Denmark is moving further in deploying the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS). The new digitised solution has replaced the old signalling system on the Thy Line in northwestern Jutland. It is the third railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Øresundståg X-31 train, source: Wikipedia

Another stage in ERTMS deployment in Scandinavia

Sweden and Denmark continue to move further in ERTMS deployment on their railways. Therefore, several operators and transport authorities have concluded an agreement with Alstom for installing its Atlas ETCS onboard equipment in 77 electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Banedanmark to digitise 10,000 cable drawings

Danish rail infrastructure manager Banedanmark intends to digitise 10,000 drawings. All of them provide information about cables buried in the ground along tracks. This move will make the information more easily accessible and will simplify...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Seven key trends of EU rail sector in 2019

In 2019 the European railways continued their way towards automatisation and digitalisation. These two main trends significantly defined the development of the EU rail sector. But they were not the only ones. This list could...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Opening of Copenhagen - Ringsted railway, source: Banedanmark

First high-speed rail launched in Denmark

The Copenhagen – Ringsted line was opened for the regular train traffic. It is the first high-speed railway in Denmark. Initially, the trains will run on the route at a speed of 180 kilometres per...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Great Belt Bridge Denmark

8 people dead in rail accident Denmark

At least eight people were killed in a train accident on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. A passenger train was hit by tarpaulin or objects that fell from a passing freight train on Wednesday...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

‘More railway for the money’

Implementing ‘smarter maintenance’ of rail networks can help shape long-term track renewal projects, according to a leading track system specialist. Peter Juel Jensen, who is leading innovative work being carried out by the national Danish...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy