About us

Bane NOR is responsible for operating, maintaining and building the railways in Norway. We are responsible for the infrastructure on the railway throughout the country.

Organizational chart showing that we are divided into five divisions and four staff units

This is Bane NOR

  • We are a state enterprise, owned by the Norwegian State through the Ministry of Transport, and established as part of the Railway Reform on 1 January 2017.
  • We are responsible for the Norwegian rail infrastructure. Bane NOR is in charge of operations, maintenance and construction of railways throughout the country.
  • This includes 4200 kilometres of tracks, 335 stations and stops and more than 4300 properties.
  • We have a staff of 5.200 employees, and our main office is located in Oslo.
  • Bane NOR adheres to the Norwegian Code of Practice for good corporate governance.
  • We are organised into five divisions, each responsible for its own business areas: 
    1. Digitisation and Technology

    2. Operation and Maintenance
    3. Development
    4. Traffic
    5. Property
  • Four staff units have a professional responsibility across the divisions:
    1. People and Communication
    2. Economics and Finance
    3. Strategy and Sustainability
    4. Compliance and Security
  • Bane NOR strives towards an inclusive and diverse work environment.