Regional development and sustainable travel for Sweden’s biggest commuter route

Railways Solutions
The Swedish Transport Administration is planning a new high-speed rail line, designed for speeds of 320 km/h, between Gothenburg and Stockholm.

The overall requirement for a journey time of two hours between Gothenburg and Stockholm means faster travel between the metropolitan regions.
A new high-speed railway will also relieve some of the load on the heavily used western main line (Västra stambanan).The new high-speed railway will bring the two biggest cities in Västra Götaland region - Gothenburg and Borås - closer together and improve communications within western Sweden. The high-speed line will also improve connections to Landvetter Airport. Better, more reliable and faster communications create the conditions for regional development and sustainable travel.

PROJECT DETAILS

LOCATION:
Bollebygd - Borås, Västra Götaland county, Sweden

PERIOD:
2015 - 2017

CLIENT:
Swedish Transport Administration

COWI'S SERVICES:

  • Location survey
  • Landscaping and design
  • Geotechnics, incl. geotechnical surveys
  • Hydrogeology
  • Building works
  • Traffic operations
  • Public finances
  • Railway engineering (tracks, electricity, signals, telecoms, ducting, land)
  • Digging and tunnelling technology
  • Drainage
  • Risk and safety
  • Cost estimates
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Get in contact

Christer Niland

Christer Niland
Vice President
Rail and Major Projects, Sweden

Tel: +46 108501990

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