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Millions earmarked for roadwork

The state plans to both repair roads and stimulate the economy by earmarking another NOK 600 million (USD 57 million) for projects to be...

Ferry fare uproar pits locals vs state

Ferries, an integral part of transportion along Norway's vast coastline, are suddenly at the center of a new nationwide uproar. It surged when ferry...

Politician caught in ticket control

There seems to be no end to the challenges facing Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre. As his party struggles in the polls, the...

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...

Railway’s boss opts to derail

Geir Isaksen has been one of the most unpopular executives in Norway this past year. After turning 65 this fall, he claims, it was...

Political strike halts trains nationwide

Railway employees all over Norway walked off the job for two hours on Thursday, to protest implementation of the latest package of EU rules...

Digital driver’s license crashes

So many Norwegians wanted to obtain Norway's new digital driver's license on Tuesday that they ended up overloading and crashing the state highway department's...

Minister keen to curb foreign tour buses

It may take time, says Transport Minister Jon Georg Dale of the conservative Progress Party, but he's keen to regulate foreign tour buses more...

Solberg wards off government crisis

Prime Minister Erna Solberg finally got her three government coalition partners to agree late Friday night on a new compromise for financing transport improvements....

Foreign bus invasion rolls over Norway

Norway's summer tourist season is far from over, even though most Norwegians are back in school and at work. Along with the hordes of...

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