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Railroad boss quits after Follobanen scandal, and with 10 months’ pay

At least one head has rolled at Norway's troubled train and railroad system, after the boss of railroad unit Bane NOR resigned with immediate...

Future uncertain for popular ‘Flytoget,’ the Airport Express Train

UPDATED: Norway's first high-speed train line has been running to and from the country's gateway airport, Oslo Gardermoen, since it opened in 1998. Now...

Norwegians paying billions in road tolls

Never before have Norwegian motorists had to pay so much in road tolls, according to new figures from the state transport ministry. After a...

Troubled train line’s opening uncertain

Embarrassed officials at Norwegian state railway Bane NOR no longer dare to set a date for the opening of the new high-speed Follobanen commuter line...

Bane NOR apologizes for more train trouble

Three trains on the main Dovrebanen line in central Norway were all halted by more electrical trouble during the night. Some passengers were stuck...

Train- and car collisions with wildlife keep rising

More than 13,000 moose and deer were killed on Norwegian roads and railways last year, and the numbers are rising in line with snow...

More delays for troubled train line, and anger over widespread unreliability

UPDATED: The reopening of what was supposed to be a new high-speed commuter line in the Oslo area (Follobanen) has been delayed for the...

Rail bosses come under fire

Managers of Norway's railroad system, led by Bane NOR boss Gorm Frimannslund, are under fire after the government ordered an external probe into why...

Traffic trauma after heavy snow

State meteorologists and police had warned against driving all over Southern Norway on Wednesday, because of forecasts for heavy snow. Many defied the warnings,...

Outrage grows over railroad fiasco

Officials at Norway's state-owned and much criticized train system are facing more public outrage in the New Year, after they had to shut down...

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