Bus driver denies guilt in fatal crash

The driver who lost control of a city bus near Oslo’s busy Carl Berners Plass Sunday night has finally undergone questioning by police and denied any charges against her. The dramatic incident left one person dead, three others injured and resulted in both structural and vehicular damage. Police wouldn’t go into detail about what the […]

Fatal bus accidents under investigation

It  was a “terrible” weekend for public bus transport in Oslo, conceded a spokesperson for regional transit authority Ruter. Three people were killed and several more injured, some seriously, in two separate bus accidents late Saturday night and Sunday evening. Bus company workers were gathering for a memorial on Monday, while police and state accident […]

Bus boss admits to taking bribes

A bribery scandal involving the Oslo area’s main bus company, now called Unibuss, kept rolling on Tuesday after one of the Unibuss bosses charged in the case admitted to taking bribes from the German bus producer MAN. A total of eight persons are now charged, with Unibuss’ top boss in custody. Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) […]

Transit trouble after T-bane derailed

Commuters in the Oslo area faced even more challenges than normal on Wednesday, after a metro train known as the T-bane derailed at the Tøyen station. Service wasn’t expected to be fully restored until Thursday. The T-bane disruption comes on top of delays and cancellations on train lines and a number of accidents related to […]