Topic: Norway

The freight train had 25 wagons. It is not clear how many wagons have derailed.

Train derailment disrupts traffic in Norway

Following a freight train derailment on the evening of 22 March 2024, the Norwegian infrastructure manager Bane NOR has initiated cleanup operations at Arna station, in Bergen, Norway. As a result, all train services between...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

RailTech Europe ’24: Is ATO a fit for Norway?

InterviewCecilie Bjørlykke and Ingar Østerby, both Senior Advisers at the Norwegian Railway Directorate (NRD), shed light on Norway’s exploration of integrating Automatic Train Operation (ATO) with its European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS). This discussion...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey
The airport express service Flytoget

Will Norway lose state operator Flytoget?

part 2Norwegian operator Flytoget faces an uncertain future after its current operations between Oslo and the airport will go to Norway’s other state operator Vy by 2028. What would this mean for Norwegian rail, and why...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Gorm Frimannslund, outgoing CEO of Bane NOR

Bane NOR ceo bows out with immediate effect

Bane NOR ceo Gorm Frimannslund has stepped down as chief of Norway’s infrastructure manager, the company announced on Tuesday. Henning Bråtebæk has stepped in as his immediate replacement. Frimannslund will keep his ties to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn