Several thousand people participated on October 18, when all work stopped for 15 minutes at many workplaces of Trafikverket. It is called stand down within the industry and is a demonstration for safety and working environment.
Motorvägsbron/highway bridge is closed for southbound traffic after an accident involving a truck during midsummer. Trafikverket is now working to restore the bridge. We estimate that the bridge will be opened for souhtbound traffic in early September.
On June 22, the test stretch of the electric road will be inaugurated on the E16 in Sandviken. With that, Sweden will become one of the first countries in the world to conduct tests with electric power for heavy transports on public roads.
Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration, is the first authority in the world to test a new innovation for track maintenance on operational tracks.
On 21 april the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) held a National Suppliers Day at Folkets hus in Stockholm.
Tuesday 10 November marks the opening of the longest of the nine rail freight corridors that have been set up in the European Rail Network. The corridor extends from Stockholm/Oslo to Palermo. The purpose is to facilitate cross-border rail transport.
The freeway E6 and Lundbyleden will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 13.10 to 13.20.
Yesterday, a 'stand-down' was implemented at over 60 workplaces across Sweden in a demonstration for safety and working environment. Well over 3000 people gathered at construction sites and offices to draw attention to safety.
On 1 September Lena Erixon commenced her service as Director General at Trafikverket.
Two solutions for electrified roads are going to be tested in Sweden, with test tracks being set up near Arlanda and outside of Gävle. The aim is to gain knowledge of how electrified roads work and how the technology can be used in the future.
The Government has appointed Lena Erixon as the new Director General of the Swedish Transport Administration. Lena Erixon will assume her new role on 1 September this year.
Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration, has signed contracts with three operators to run air services to and from Härjedalen, Tornedalen and northern Värmland. Services start again on Monday 30 March.
The Swedish Transport Administration, has decided to cancel with immediate effect contracts that are currently in force on three air routes, and not to renew contracts on a further two routes in line with the Decision of Award from January 2015.
At the cabinet meeting held on 26 February, the government decided to appoint Torbjörn Suneson to be acting director general of Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration). Torbjörn Suneson replaces Gunnar Malm.
The railway installations have entered a new phase at the Hallandsås Project and track is now being laid in the tunnel. The double-track railway will open for traffic on the 13th of December 2015.
The Swedish Transport Administration has conducted an updated cost assessment for the West Link project to make sure that it’s keeping within the adopted budget. According to the cost assessment there are no indications that the budget will be exceeded.
The progress report for December 2014 talks about the remaining work in Hagastaden tunnels and the capacity enhancement work on Essingeleden.
The signal system on our railways is antiquated and needs to be replaced. The government has commissioned the Swedish Transport Administration with the task of introducing the ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) in Sweden.
At 2 p.m. on Sunday 30 November, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria pressed the button to initiate the opening ceremony. The access roads were opened and traffic began to flow through the tunnels.
On the 23 of October 2014 the government decided to freeze the production in project Förbifart Stockholm (Stockholm Bypass Project) till 1 May 2015.
Road 108 south of Svedala is closed from Monday 20 October to Friday 14 November 2014.
On Tuesday, October 7th at 1:00 PM, all work will stop at more than 60 Swedish Transport Administration construction sites and offices across the country. At that time, all staff will assemble for a “stand-down” for safety.
Today, the 1st of September, we're launching our new English website.
On 4th November 2014, the Swedish Transport Administration will host an International Supplier’s Day at the Nordic Light Hotel in Stockholm.