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Øresund Bridge

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The Øresund or Öresund Bridge (Øresundsbroen,; Öresundsbron,; hybrid name: Øresundsbron) is a combined railway and motorway bridge across the Øresund strait between Sweden and Denmark. [1]

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Amager (or, especially among older speakers) in the Øresund is Denmark's most densely populated island, with almost 200,000 inhabitants on the small appendix to Zealand.

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Artificial island

An artificial island or man-made island is an island that has been constructed by people rather than formed by natural means.

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Artificial reef

An artificial reef is a man-made underwater structure, typically built to promote marine life in areas with a generally featureless bottom, to control erosion, block ship passage, or improve surfing.

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Arup Group

Arup (officially Arup Group Limited) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London which provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment.

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Øresund or Öresund (Øresund,; Öresund), commonly known in English as the Sound, is a strait which forms the Danish–Swedish border, separating Zealand (Denmark) from Scania (Sweden).

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Øresund Bridge

The Øresund or Öresund Bridge (Øresundsbroen,; Öresundsbron,; hybrid name: Øresundsbron) is a combined railway and motorway bridge across the Øresund strait between Sweden and Denmark.

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Berlingske, previously known as Berlingske Tidende (Berling's Times), is a Danish national daily newspaper based in Copenhagen.

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Bornholm (Burgundaholmr) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.

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Bridge bearing

A bridge bearing is a component of a bridge which typically provides a resting surface between bridge piers and the bridge deck.

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Broloppet (Broløbet; the Bridge Run) was a running event that took place on the Øresund Bridge between 2000 and 2006.

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BT (tabloid)

B.T. is a Danish tabloid newspaper which offers general news about various subjects such as sports, politics and current affairs.

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Burlöv Municipality

Burlöv Municipality (Burlövs kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden, just north of Malmö.

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Cable-stayed bridge

A cable-stayed bridge has one or more towers (or pylons), from which cables support the bridge deck.

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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden.

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Central Europe

Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of Europe.

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City Tunnel (Malmö)

The City Tunnel (Citytunneln) is a 17-kilometre rail link in Malmö, Sweden, running between Malmö Central Station (Malmö C) and the Øresund Bridge, of which six kilometres under Malmö city centre is in tunnel, to increase capacity on the Scanian network by changing Malmö C from a terminus to a through station.

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Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.

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Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup) is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark, the entire Zealand, the Øresund Region, and a large part of southern Sweden (not only Scania).

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COWI A/S is an international consulting group, specialising in engineering, environmental science and economics, based in Lyngby, Denmark.

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Dagens Nyheter

Dagens Nyheter (lit. "the day's news"), abbreviated DN, is a daily newspaper in Sweden.

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Danes (danskere) are a nation and a Germanic ethnic group native to Denmark, who speak Danish and share the common Danish culture.

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Danish krone

The krone (plural: kroner; sign: kr.; code: DKK) is the official currency of Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands, introduced on 1 January 1875.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Double-track railway

A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.

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DR (broadcaster)

DR (Danmarks Radio), officially Danish Broadcasting Corporation in English, is a Danish public-service radio and television broadcasting company.

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DSBFirst was a railway company that operated rail franchises in Denmark and Sweden.

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The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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European migrant crisis

The European migrant crisis, or the European refugee crisis, is a term given to a period beginning in 2015 when rising numbers of people arrived in the European Union (EU), travelling across the Mediterranean Sea or overland through Southeast Europe.

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European route E20

The European route E 20 is part of the United Nations International E-road network.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2013

The Eurovision Song Contest 2013 was the 58th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.

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Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link

The Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link (Femern Bælt-forbindelsen, Fehmarnbelt-Querung) is a planned immersed tunnel that is proposed to connect the Danish island of Lolland with the German island of Fehmarn.

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Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, (Frederik André Henrik Christian; born 26 May 1968) is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark.

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Funen (Fyn), with an area of, is the third-largest island of Denmark, after Zealand and Vendsyssel-Thy.

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Futurology (album)

Futurology is the twelfth studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.

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A girder is a support beam used in construction.

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Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.

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Great Belt Fixed Link

The Great Belt Fixed link (Storebæltsforbindelsen) is a multi-element fixed link crossing the Great Belt strait between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen.

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Greater Copenhagen (metropolitan region)

Greater Copenhagen (formally called the Øresund Region, Øresundsregionen; Öresundsregionen) is a metropolitan region that comprises eastern Denmark and Skåne in southern Sweden.

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Greater Copenhagen and Skåne Committee

The Öresund Committee (Öresundskomiteen) was an organisation which described itself as a platform for regional political collaboration in the Öresund region.

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Half marathon

A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 km (13 mi 192½ yd)—half the distance of a marathon.

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Helsingør, classically known in English as Elsinore, is a city in eastern Denmark.

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Helsingborg (spelled Hälsingborg between 1912 and 1970) is a town and the seat of Helsingborg Municipality, Scania, Sweden.

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HH Tunnel

The HH Tunnel is a proposed tunnel, actually several tunnels, under Øresund between Helsingborg, Sweden and Helsingør, Denmark.

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High-speed rail

High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.

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Hochtief Aktiengesellschaft is a German construction company based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Ice jam

Ice jams occur on rivers when floating ice accumulates at a natural or man-made feature that impedes its progress downstream.

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Immersed tube

An immersed tube is a kind of underwater tunnel composed of segments, constructed elsewhere and floated to the tunnel site to be sunk into place and then linked together.

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Ingeniøren (full name: Nyhedsmagasinet Ingeniøren, literally The News Magazine "The Engineer") is a Danish weekly newspaper specialising in engineering topics.

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InterCity (commonly abbreviated IC on timetables and tickets) is the classification applied to certain long-distance passenger train services in Europe.

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International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering

The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is a non-profit organisation with mission to promote the exchange of knowledge and to advance the practice of structural engineering worldwide in the service of the profession and society, taking into consideration technical, economic, environmental, aesthetic and social aspects.

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Jutland (Jylland; Jütland), also known as the Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula (Cimbricus Chersonesus; Den Kimbriske Halvø; Kimbrische Halbinsel), is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and part of northern Germany.

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JydskeVestkysten is a Danish language regional newspaper published in Esbjerg, Denmark which is among the largest publications in the country.

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Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea.

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Kastrup is a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark, situated on the east coast of Amager in Tårnby Municipality.

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List of bridge–tunnels

List of bridge–tunnels.

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List of road–rail bridges

Road–rail bridges are bridges shared by road and rail lines.

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Malmö (Malmø) is the capital and largest city of the Swedish county of Scania.

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Malmö Central Station

Malmö Central Station (Malmö centralstation) is a railway station on the Southern Main Line in Malmö, Sweden, that opened in 1856.

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes).

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Margrethe II of Denmark

Margrethe II (Margrethe 2.,; Margreta 2.; Margrethe II; full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid; born 16 April 1940) is the Queen of Denmark; as well as the supreme authority of the Church of Denmark and Commander-in-Chief of the Danish Defence.

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Megastructures is a documentary television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel in the United States and the United Kingdom, Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, France 5 in France, and 7mate in Australia.

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Moment of silence

A moment of silence is a period of silent contemplation, prayer, reflection, or meditation.

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MT Højgaard

MT Højgaard Group is one of the leading construction and civil engineering companies in the Nordic countries.

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Nordic noir

Nordic noir, also known as Scandinavian noir or Scandi noir, is a genre of crime fiction written from a police point of view.

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Nordic Passport Union

The Nordic Passport Union allows citizens of the Nordic countriesIceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finlandto travel and reside in another Nordic country (excluding Greenland and Svalbard) without any travel documentation (e.g. a passport or national identity card) or a residence permit.

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Oresund Line

Oresund Line (Öresundsbanan, Øresundbanen) is a 24/7 railway between Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden via the Oresund Bridge, with a 35-40 minutes trip.

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Outstanding Structure Award

The Outstanding Structure Award is an award presented by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering to the Engineer, Architect, Contractor, and the Owner in recognition of the most remarkable, innovative, creative or otherwise stimulating structure completed within the last few years.

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An overpass (called a flyover in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries) is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway.

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Peberholm (Pepper Islet, Pepparholm), is a small artificial island in the Danish part of the Øresund strait, created as part of the Øresund Bridge connecting Denmark with Sweden.

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Rail transport in Denmark

The rail transport system in Denmark consists of 2,633 km of railway lines, of which the Copenhagen S-train network, the main line Helsingør-Copenhagen-Padborg (at the German border), and the Lunderskov-Esbjerg line are electrified.

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Rail transport in Sweden

Rail transport in Sweden uses a network of 13,000 km of track, the 21st largest in the world.

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Railway electrification system

A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.

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Railway signalling

Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway traffic and keep trains clear of each other at all times.

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Ritzaus Bureau A/S, or Ritzau for short, sometimes stylized as /ritzau/, is a Danish news agency founded by Erik Ritzau in 1866.

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Saltholm (Salt Islet) is a Danish island in the Øresund, the strait that separates Denmark and Sweden.

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Scandinavian Peninsula

The Scandinavian Peninsula (Skandinaviska halvön; Den skandinaviske halvøy; Skandinavian niemimaa; ?; Скандинавский полуостров, Skandinavsky poluostrov) is a peninsula of Eurasia located in Northern Europe, which generally comprises the mainland of Sweden, the mainland of Norway (with the exception of a small coastal area bordering Russia), the northwestern area of Finland, as well as a narrow area in the west of the Pechengsky District of Russia.

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Scania, also known as Skåne, is the southernmost province (landskap) of Sweden.

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Schengen Agreement

The Schengen Agreement is a treaty which led to the creation of Europe's Schengen Area, in which internal border checks have largely been abolished.

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SJ (formally SJ AB) is a government-owned passenger train operator in Sweden.

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Skanska AB is a multinational construction and development company based in Sweden.

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Skånetrafiken is the regional public transportation authority and operator in Skåne län, in the south of Sweden.

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Société d'études techniques et économiques

Setec is the fifth most important French engineering and consulting group, involved in infrastructure and transport systems, planning, economics, waste, project, telecommunication, water, energy, geotechnical and environmental management.

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St. Jude storm

The St.

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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish krona

The krona (plural: kronor; sign: kr; code: SEK) has been the currency of Sweden since 1873.

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The Bridge (Scandinavian TV series)

The Bridge (Broen) is a Scandinavian noir crime television series created and written by Hans Rosenfeldt.

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The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.

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Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée; born 14 July 1977) is the heir apparent to the Swedish throne, as the eldest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf.

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Walk Me to the Bridge

"Walk Me to the Bridge" is the first single released by the Manic Street Preachers from the album Futurology.

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Western Europe

Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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X 2000

X 2000, also called X2, is a tilting train operated by SJ in Sweden.

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Ystad is a town, and the seat of Ystad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden, with 18,350 inhabitants in 2010.

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Zealand (Sjælland), at 7,031 km2, is the largest and most populous island in Denmark proper (thus excluding Greenland and Disko Island, which are larger).

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15 kV AC railway electrification

The AC railway electrification system is used in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Norway.

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25 kV AC railway electrification

25 kV alternating current electrification is commonly used in railway electrification systems worldwide, especially for high-speed rail.

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