Topic: Norway

Bane NOR launches digital track monitoring system

Norway’s Bane NOR will be utilising sensor monitoring to improve maintenance predictability and thereby reduce stoppages and increase punctuality. To that end, it has launched a digital track monitoring system and accompanying app, which will...Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn

Northern Norway Line back on the cards

The Norwegian ministry of Transport has commissioned the Norwegian Railway Directorate to conduct a conceptual design study into the proposed Northern Norway Line. A report is due in the summer of 2023.Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn

Double track approved for Bergen, Norway

The Norwegian government is giving the go-ahead for the construction of a double track into Bergen station. Along with a new green freight terminal, this will greatly improve rail freight in the region, as well...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Solar panels at Dammen railway station in Norway, source: Bane NOR

First solar-powered train station in Norway

Norwegian rail infrastructure manager Bane NOR plans to make the first train station in the country solar-powered. It will install 4,500 square metres of photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Drammen railway station. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Coronavirus impact on railways: 19 March

RailTech continues to inform about the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. Below you can find some highlights of Thursday, 19 March. Earlier, we have published similar updates on Wednesday, 18 March,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko