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.).
Bane NOR has terminated two EPC contracts
The two EPC contracts awarded to Società Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua S.p.A (Condotte) on the Follo Line project have been terminated by Bane NOR due to the contractor’s recent financial problems. Bane NOR will reclaim control of the contracts.
Railway Tender Conference 2017
On 10 May 2017, Bane NOR, Norway’s state-owned company responsible for the national railway infrastructure, presented upcoming construction projects.
Bane NOR and the Railway Reform
Bane NOR was incorporated on 01/01/2017 and has a clear responsibility for the national railway infrastructure.
The Queens start tunneling
Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has baptised the Follo Line Project’s first two tunnel boring machines Queen Eufemia and Queen Ellisiv. Meanwhile, The Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen has initiated the start of the first giant machine.
The beginning of a new era
Thanks to more money for maintenance, Jernbaneverket now has the opportunity to think along new lines when planning. Entire sections can now be renewed for faster and greater benefits. 2015 was the first big year of maintenance in modern times.