Normal train traffic on nearly all lines this summer
During the summer there will be normal train traffic on most railway lines. The exceptions are parts of the Østfold Line and the Drammen and Spikkestad Line, where necessary development, maintenance and renewal work has been scheduled.
Corona: This is what Bane NOR does
Information for travellers, suppliers and partners about Bane NOR’s handling of the corona crisis and how rail transport is affected.
Corona-related information to subcontractors and suppliers
On March 17th 2020, Gorm Frimannslund, CEO of Bane NOR, issued the following message to our subcontractors and suppliers.
Bane NOR introduces new and tighter requirements for social responsibility in contracts
As a public contracting builder, Bane NOR has a particular responsibility for developing a sustainable supplier chain and working towards a serious building and construction industry. We are now tightening our requirements for social responsibility in contracts and will henceforth assume a more distinct role in the work for sustainable development and long-term value creation.
Spain opts for massive electricity savings by using railway tech
Spain just announced implementing power savings technology for their trains, potentially saving 30 percent of energy consumption. If all European countries follow Spain’s example, electric power equal to the consumption of 35 million European households can be saved. New EU regulations demand other nations to follow.
Work on the railways will affect rail traffic this summer
From 22 June 2019, Bane NOR will carry out extensive work on the Østfold Line and Lieråsen Tunnel. For six weeks, maintenance and construction will be carried out to improve train punctuality and shorten travel times.
Maintenance work in Eastern Norway during Easter and the summer of 2019
Maintenance and renewal work will also be performed this year on the rail network over large parts of central Eastern Norway. The most intensive period will be during the summer holiday weeks, when both the Drammen Line and Østfold Line will be affected.
Railway Tender Conference 2018
Bane NOR's Railway Tender Conference 2018 was held in Oslo on 19 April. You may download Conference presentations and information about upcoming projects here.
World record in mobile network in a tunnel
The mobile operators Telia and Telenor with Bane NOR set world record. With 560 megabits per second the future train passengers can enjoy a high speed mobile network on their journey, also on routes with many travellers.
Supplier meeting on assignments for railway power supply
Bane NOR SF will over the next years execute several projects to improve the quality and capacity of todays infrastructure for railway power supply (converters, catenary/autotransformers, 22 kV auxiliary power supply etc.).