Railway development


The Oslo-Gothenburg railway connection

The Oslo-Gothenburg railway connection is one of the most underdeveloped stretches of railway on the entire Scandinavian-Mediterranean transport corridor. It creates a bottleneck with implications for the entire megaregion. Travel times for train passengers on this route far surpasses that of road transport. It currently takes twice as long for a freight train going from Oslo to Gothenburg, as it does for a lorry travelling by road. When the Fehmarn-Belt tunnel is inaugurated in 2029, the pressure will increase north in the railway corridor, and the Oslo-Gothenburg route will increasingly obstruct transport flows. It is time to get concrete about the Oslo-Gothenburg double track railway, and open up one of the last remaining bottlenecks in the STRING corridor between Oslo and Hamburg. Visit our webiste www.Oslo-GBG.org