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More heavy snow halted trains

Another blizzard that dumped as much as 30 more centimeters of snow in Southern Norway forced closure of the rail line known as Sørlandsbanen,...

Trains to start running abroad

Norwegians haven't been able to take the train to any foreign destinations since the Corona pandemic first shut down operations in March of last...

Signal error halted trains

Passengers were stranded all around the Oslo area Thursday morning, because of a signal error inside the tunnel between Oslo's central station and the...

Troms train line project derailed, for now

Some residents and politicians in Northern Norway are feeling let down, after Parliament voted against a proposal to invest at least NOK 100 billion...

Swedes take over seven train lines

Sweden's SJ railway company started operating some of what are billed as "Norway's most beautiful train lines" from Monday. They include the venerable Dovrebanen...

Storms and flooding halt trains, ferries

More stormy weather and high tides set off flooding that forced closure of train stations in Drammen and Halden on Monday. Strong winds and...

Power cut to trains through Oslo

Rail traffic on lies west of Oslo came to a sudden halt just before the commuter rush on Thursday, after a power line snapped...

Train passengers stranded in Sørlandet

Around 2,000 train passengers were stranded in Southern Norway on Monday after a power failure left trains standing still on the line now operated...

Train passengers hope for a new era

The trains and tracks were the same, but British-owned railway company Go-Ahead Nordic made history over the weekend as the first foreign operator to...

Bergensbanen remains Norwegian

After losing the first two rounds of new competition over train lines in Norway, the country's own state railway has managed to retain the...

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