[NO / Expert] +25 FLIRTs for Norske Tog – bimodal units included

Norske Tog (NT), the state owned rolling stock company of Norway, will lift the option with Stadler Rail for 25 new FLIRTs, including 2 bi-mode units. Norske Tog is also planning an upgrade of the passenger related electronics on the existing Norwegian FLIRT fleet. 

We especially thank Norske Tog for the bi-mode FLIRT pictures. 

Norske Tog?

Norske Tog (Norwegian Train) is the Norwegian state-owned company established to offer rental of rolling stock for passenger transport operators on the Norwegian railway tracks. The company is owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications.

Norske Tog BM75 02 is part of the Oslo Commuter services – Photo: Norske Tog

Most NSB (Norges Statsbaner) rolling stock was transferred to Norske Tog in 2016 due to the railway reform which should eventually launch competition in Norway by 2027.  Rolling stock of the Flåmsbana, excluded from competition, stays with NSB. “Berging” (recovery) and emergency rolling stock was transferred to Bane NOR, Norway’s Infrastructure Agency.

 

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