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Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.
Avesta is a locality and the seat of Avesta Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 11,949 inhabitants in 2015.
The Älvsborg Line (Älvsborgsbanan) is a railway line between Uddevalla and Borås in Sweden.
The Ådalen Line (Ådalsbanan) is a railway line between Sundsvall and Långsele in Sweden.
Ånge is a locality and the seat of Ånge Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden with 2,872 inhabitants in 2010.
Örebro is a city with 117,543 inhabitants, the seat of Örebro Municipality and the capital of Örebro County in Sweden.
The Österlen Line (Österlenbanan) is a long railway line between Ystad and Simrishamn in Scania, Sweden.
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.
Øresundståg is a passenger train network operated by DSB and Transdev in the transnational Øresund Region of Denmark and Sweden.
The Bergslagen Line (Bergslagsbanan) is a railway line consisting of two sections, from Gävle via Falun, Ställdalen to Kil, Värmland, and from Ställdalen to Frövi.
Boden Municipality (Swedish: Bodens kommun) is a municipality in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden.
Boden is a locality and the seat of Boden Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 18,277 inhabitants in 2010.
The Bohus Line (Bohusbanan) is a long railway line from Gothenburg via Uddevalla and Munkedal to Strömstad.
The Bothnia Line (Botniabanan) is a higher-speed railway line in northern Sweden.
Bräcke Municipality is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden.
With railways, a break of gauge occurs where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge.
The Central Line (Mittbanan) is a long railway line between Sundsvall and Storlien in central Sweden (Västernorrland County and Jämtland County).
Charlottenberg is a locality in Värmland County, Sweden, and the administrative centre of Eda Municipality.
The Coast-to-Coast Line (Kust till kust-banan) is a long Y-shaped electric railway line between Gothenburg via Emmaboda to Kalmar and Karlskrona in southern Sweden.
The Continental Line (Kontinentalbanan) is a long railway between Malmö and Trelleborg in Sweden.
The counties of Sweden (Swedish: Sveriges län) are the top-level geographic subdivisions of Sweden.
The Dala Line (Dalabanan) is a single-track railway line in Sweden, linking the city of Uppsala to the towns of Sala, Avesta-Krylbo, Hedemora, Säter, Borlänge and Mora.
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.
A dual gauge railway is a track that allows the passage of trains of two different track gauges.
The East Coast Line (Ostkustbanan) is a long mainline railway in Sweden, linking the cities of Stockholm, Uppsala, Gävle and Sundsvall, as well as the suburbs north of Stockholm.
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden.
The Fryksdal Line (Fryksdalsbanan) is an long railway line between Kil, Värmland and Torsby in Sweden.
Gällivare (Jällivaara, Jiellevárri or Váhčir, Jellivaara) is a locality and the seat of Gällivare Municipality in Norrbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 8,449 inhabitants in 2010.
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
The government agencies in Sweden are state-controlled organizations who act independently to carry out the policies of the Government of Sweden.
Green Cargo AB is a Swedish logistics company transporting various types of goods by train.
Hallsberg is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of Hallsberg Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 7,122 inhabitants in 2010.
Hallsberg Municipality (Hallsbergs kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden.
The Haparanda Line (Haparandabanan) is a long railway line between Boden and Haparanda in Sweden.
In Sweden many trains run at 200 km/h.
The industrialization of Sweden began during the second half of the 19th century.
The Inland Line (Inlandsbanan) is a railway line between Kristinehamn and Gällivare in Sweden.
The UIC (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer) or International Union of Railways is an international rail transport industry body.
The Iron Ore Line (Malmbanan) is a long railway line between Riksgränsen and Boden in Norrbotten County, Sweden.
Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 93,797 inhabitants (2015).
Karlstad is a city, the seat of Karlstad Municipality, the capital of Värmland County, and the largest city in the province Värmland in Sweden.
Katrineholm is a locality and the seat of Katrineholm Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 21,993 inhabitants in 2010.
Kil Municipality (Kils kommun) is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden.
Kinnekulle Line (Kinnekullebanan) is a long unelectrified single track railway line from Håkantorp via Lidköping and Mariestad to Gårdsjö in Sweden.
Kristinehamn is a locality and the seat of Kristinehamn Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden, with 17,839 inhabitants in 2010.
Laxå is a locality and the seat of Laxå Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 3,064 inhabitants in 2010.
Långsele is a locality situated in Sollefteå Municipality, Västernorrland County, Sweden with 1,584 inhabitants in 2010.
Linköping (p) is a city in southern Sweden, with 153,000 inhabitants as of 2016.
This list of countries by rail transport network size based on International Union of Railways data ranks countries by length of rail lines worked at end of year updated with other reliable sources.
The UIC Country Code is a two digit-number identifying countries in which members of the International Union of Railways (UIC) are active.
Luleå (Westrobothnian: Lul, Leul, or Leol; Luleju) is a city on the coast of northern Sweden, and the capital of Norrbotten County, the northernmost county in Sweden.
The Lysekil Line (Lysekilsbanan) is a branch railway of the Bohus Line, connecting Smedberg and Lysekil in the Swedish province of Bohuslän.
The Main Line Through Upper Norrland (Stambanan genom övre Norrland) is a long railway line between Bräcke, Jämtland County and Boden, Norrbotten County in Sweden.
Malmö (Malmø) is the capital and largest city of the Swedish county of Scania.
The Mälaren Line (Mälarbanan) is a railway line from Stockholm via Västerås to Örebro in Sweden.
Mjölby is a city and the seat of Mjölby Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 12,245 inhabitants in 2010.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
(Norwegian) or Áhkanjárga (Northern Sami) is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population.
Nässjö is a locality and the seat of Nässjö Municipality, Jönköping County, Sweden with 16,678 inhabitants in 2010.
Nora is a locality and the seat of Nora Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 6,526 inhabitants in 2010.
Norrköping is a city in the province of Östergötland in eastern Sweden and the seat of Norrköping Municipality, Östergötland County, about 160 km southwest of the national capital Stockholm.
The Northern Main Line (Norra stambanan) is long electrified railway in Sweden, between Gävle or Storvik and Ånge.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
The Nynäs Line (Nynäsbanan) is a long railway line between Älvsjö and Nynäshamn in Sweden.
Ockelbo is a locality and the seat of Ockelbo Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 2,724 inhabitants in 2010.
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.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
Pågatågen is an interurban railway system in Skåne County, Sweden, and is run by Skånetrafiken, the regional public transportation authority.
In the context of European Union law, a public service obligation or PSO means an obligation imposed on an organisation by legislation or contract to provide a service of general interest within the European Union territories.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
This page provides an index of articles on rail transport by country.
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.
Rail transport in Europe is characterised by its diversity, both technical and infrastructural.
The Finnish railway network consists of a total of 5,919 km of railways built with Russian gauge track.
, Germany had a railway network of 33,331 km of which 19,983 km were electrified and 18,201 km were double track.
The Norwegian railway system comprises 4,087 km of (standard gauge) track of which 2,622 km is electrified and 242 km double track.
The Polish railways network consists of around of track as of 2015, of which the vast majority is electrified at 3 kV DC overhead.
A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Riksdag of the Estates (formally Riksens ständer; informally Ståndsriksdagen) was the name used for the Estates of Sweden when they were assembled.
Roslagsbanan is a narrow gauge urban railway system in Roslagen, Stockholm County, Sweden. Its combined route length is and there are 38 stations. It is built to the Swedish three foot gauge. The line starts in Stockholm at Stockholm East Station (Stockholms östra station, Stockholm Ö). It goes north and splits into three branch lines at the junction stations Djursholms Ösby and Roslags Näsby; the three branches terminate at Näsbypark, Österskär and Kårsta. It is double track between Stockholm and Viggbyholm and between Rydbo and Åkersberga. The rest is single track, but the line to Vallentuna was being doubled in 2012 and Rydbo-Åkers Runö in 2013. There are passing loops at some stations on the single track sections: at Altorp, Hägernäs, Österskär, Visinge, Täby kyrkby, Ormsta, Lindholmen and Kårsta. Following a 2017 agreement between the Swedish state, Stockholm County, and the affected municipalities, the line will be extended to the centrally located underground hub T-Centralen, with construction to begin in approximately 2022.
SJ (formally SJ AB) is a government-owned passenger train operator in Sweden.
X2 is the Swedish high speed train system operated by the operator SJ (Swedish Railways) under the SJ 2000 brand name.
Snälltåget is a train operator owned by Transdev running long distance trains along the Southern Main Line in Sweden from Malmö to Stockholm.
The Southern Main Line (Södra stambanan) is a long electrified railway between Malmö and Katrineholm in Sweden.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
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.
Stockholm Central Station (Stockholms Centralstation, Stockholm C) is a railway station in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Stockholm metro (Stockholms tunnelbana, literally: Stockholm's Tunnel Rail) is a metro system in Stockholm, Sweden.
Sundsvall is a city and the seat of Sundsvall Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden.
Svealandsbanan is the Swedish name of the Svealand Railway, which runs between Södertälje and Valskog (near Arboga) via Mariefred Läggesta, Strängnäs and Eskilstuna.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Swedish three-foot gauge railways (Swedish: "trefotsbanor") are railways with the gauge, or 3 Swedish feet in the old Swedish measurement system.
The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) is a government agency in Sweden, controlled by the Riksdag and the Government of Sweden.
Tågkompaniet or Svenska Tågkompaniet AB (The Swedish Train Company) is a Swedish railway company that operates franchises in Northern Sweden and Greater Stockholm.
A train ferry is a ship (ferry) designed to carry railway vehicles.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Transportation in Sweden is carried out by car, bus, train, boat or aeroplane.
Turku (Åbo) is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland.
Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth largest city of Sweden, after Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
Vännäs is a locality in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden.
is a historical province or landskap in the west of middle Sweden.
The Värmland Line (Värmlandsbanan), previously known as the Northwestern Main Line (Nordvästra stambanan) is a long railway line between Laxå and the Norway–Sweden border at Charlottenberg Station.
The West Coast Line (Västkustbanan) is a railway line between Gothenburg and Copenhagen, which runs along the West Coast of Sweden.
The West Dalarna Line (Västerdalsbanan), is a long railway line between Malung and the Dala Line near Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden.
The Western Main Line (Västra stambanan) is the main railway line between Stockholm and Gothenburg in Sweden.
The Ystad Line (Ystadbanan) is a long railway line between Lockarp and Ystad in Scania, Sweden.
The AC railway electrification system is used in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Norway.
25 kV alternating current electrification is commonly used in railway electrification systems worldwide, especially for high-speed rail.
List of railway stations in Sweden, Main line railways of Sweden, Railway stations in Sweden, Railways in Sweden, Sodra Stambanan, Soedra Stambanan, Swedish railways, Vaestra Stambanan, Vaestra stambanan, Vastra Stambanan.