2014

CATO Study for Vattenfall i
Client: Vattenfall 2013-2014
Stockholm City Railway i
Client: Nobina 2013-2014
Implementation of Lean at Sporveien Rolling Stock maintenance i
Client: Sporveien Oslo 2013

2013

Assessment of rollingstock i
Client: SEB 2013
Project management-Refurbishment of Roslagsbanans rolling stock i
Client: Faiveley Transport Nordic Landskrona 2010-2013
Field test for Green Cargo. i
Client: Green Cargo 2012
Quality review of documents preceeding purchase of new tram's for Gothenburg Tramways. i
Client: Gothenburg Tramways 2012

2012

C30 offering i
Client: Stadler Rail 2012
Maintenance system for Euromaint i
Client: Euromaint 2012
Field test with CATO on the steel cargo line between Boden and Borlänge. i
Client: Green Cargo 2011
Prestudie Lean. i
Client: Sporveien Oslo 2012

2011

CATO for Arlanda Express i
Client: Arlanda Express 2010-2011
Extended test operation for CATO on Malmbanan i
Client: The Swedish Traffic Authority (Trafikverket) and LKAB 2010-2011
Dynamic timetable for MTAB; planning phase i
Client: LKAB 2010-2011
Analysis for Trafikverket. i
Client: Trafikverket 2010
Swedish requirements on high speed trains i
Client: Trafikverket 2010

2010

Predictable adhesion heavy trains i
Client: The Swedish Traffic Authority (Trafikverket) 2010
CATO - Energy optimized train operation i
Client: The Swedish Traffic Authority (Trafikverket) and LKAB 2009-2010
Procedures and tools for handling damage reports i
Client: SJ 2010
Maintenance of the freight car dispatching system Vadis i
Client: Green Cargo 2010
Investigation of Rc locomotive derailment i
Client: The Board of Accident Investigation (Statens haverikommission, SHK) 2008-2010
Third party assessment of a tram accident in Bergen i
Client: Skyss, Bergen 2010

2009

Investigation of an X2000 trainset derailment i
Client: The Board of Accident Investigation (Statens haverikommission, SHK) 2007-2009
Assessment of iron ore railway operation i
Client: SAMI Corporation 2009
Support in tender for procurement of new metro car i
Client: SL (Stockholm Public Transport Authority) 2009
Decision support on concept and produktion for new metro car i
Client: SL (Stockholm Public Transport Authority) 2009
Management of high speed testing i
Client: Botnia line 2008-2010

2008

The RS workshops of Skånetrafiken
Client: Skånetrafiken, PTA in the south of Sweden 2008
Main responsible for EMR delivery of maintenance of passenger coaches i
Client: EuroMaint Rail (EMR) 2007-2008
Uppsala PRT i
Client: Vectus 2006-2008
Technical Controller i
Client: Veolia Transport Sverige 2006-2008
Automatic inventory control in empty freight car distribution i
Client: Jeppesen Systems AB 2008
View installation i
Client: EuroMaint Rail (EMR) 2007-2008
Maintenance of the vehicles belonging to Ofotbanen. i
Client: Ofotbanen AS 2007-2008

2007

Railway container transports to/from a new container port in Norvik outside Stockholm. i
Client: Ports of Stockholm 2006-2007
Maintenance of service vehicles i
Client: Tågia AB 2007

2006

High-speed train operation in winter climate i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2005-2006
Bid manager vehicle system engineering i
Client: Bombardier Transportation 2005-2006
Typical train data i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2005-2006
Rail vehicles and maintenance in Serbia i
Client: ÅF Infrateknik 2006
Safety revision of EuroMaint suburban train maintenance i
Client: Stockholmståg 2006
Vehicle related traffical disturbances i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2006
Passenger flows and stop times for X12 i
Client: Västtrafik 2006

2005

Analysis of the European market for new rolling stock i
Client: Swedish State Railways 2005
Risk Analysis as regards introduction of new rolling stock and a new depot i
Client: Citypendeln (Keolis), Stockholm, Sweden 2005
Railway Standardisation i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2005

2004

Training material for the Eskisehir Tramway (Turkey) i
Client: Bombardier Transportation 2003-2004
Arlanda Express Settlement Agreement. i project page
Client: A-Train (operator of Arlanda Express) 2002-2004
Establishment of strategic plan for the Rolling Stock i project page
Client: Swedish State Railways 2004

2003

Nose Cone redesign i project page
Client: A-Train (operator of Arlanda Express) 2002-2003
Prognosis for the future fleet of railway rolling stock in Sweden i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2002-2003
Future market of high speed trains i project page
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2003

2002

Supervision of the delivery of the Arlanda Express vehicles i project page
Client: A-Train (operator of Arlanda Express) 1997-2002
Tendering of a new generation commuter trains for Stockholm, Sweden. i
Client: Alstom Transport 2001-2002
Software tool to evaluate operational and maintenance statistics i project page
Client: A-Train (operator of Arlanda Express) 1999-2002
Railway Rolling Stock Maintenance Services in Sweden i project page
Client: Mantena AS (Norge)

2001

Review of the Yugoslavian Railways for a rebuilding plan i
Client: Swedish International Development Agency (through Hifab International) 2001
Authority Approvals of Coradia Duplex X40 i project page
Client: Alstom Transport 2001-2005

2000

Roles and responsibilities for traffic safety and vehicle development. i
Client: SJ (Swedish State Railways), BV (Swedish Railway Adminstration) 1998-2000
Strategic development plan for the Kosovo railways i
Client: Swedish International Development Agency (through Hifab International) 2000
Support on tendering for SJ Regional Trains (X40) i
Client: Alstom Transport 2000
Support on tendering for Gothenburg Tramways i
Client: Alstom Transport 2000
Support on tendering of DMUs for Jönköping i
Client: Alstom Transport 1999-2000
Software for the calculation of train crew payments i
Client: Tågkompaniet 2000

1999

Development of the regulation BVF 504: "Rolling stock type approval" i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 1999
Project management for the aquisition of new vehicles i
Client: Swedish State Railways (SJ) and Stockholm Local Transport 1999
Arranging and managing of seminars on the new EU Directives i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 1999

1998

Specification for refurbishment of suburban trains. i
Client: SL (Stockholm Public Transport Authority) 1998
Definition of a Highly Competitive Train
Client: SJ Technical Division 1998
Concept for new postal trains in Sweden
Client: SJ Technical Division 1998

1997

Eurotrains II i
Client: Community of Nordic Railways (DSB, NSB, SJ, VR) 1997
Life Cycle Cost (LCC) study. i
Client: Fiat Ferroviaria SpA, Italy 1997

1996

Eurotrains i project page
Client: The Community of Nordic Railways (DSB, NSB, SJ, VR) 1994-1996
Trains and Railway System of the Future i
Client: European Commission, DGVII-E, Brussels 1996
Eurotunnel shuttle traction and rolling stock i
Client: Eurotunnel, UK 1996
 CATO Study for Vattenfall
Study of the possibilities to implement a CATO driver assistance system to the locomotive drivers on the Vattenfall Mining network in the Cottbus area in Germany.
 Stockholm City Railway
Support with tender for traffic contract on Stockholm City Railway.
 Implementation of Lean at Sporveien Rolling Stock maintenance
Assistance with the start-up of Lean management for the maintenace of Oslo metro and trams (Sporveien Oslo).
 Assessment of rollingstock
Assessment of the changes in value for different Swedish EMU:s (Electric Multiple Unit) during the expected remaining lifetime.
 Project management-Refurbishment of Roslagsbanans rolling stock
Project management - delivery of doors, retractable footsteps and IT network solution including video surveillance and passanger information. The project is part of the modernisation of 101 wagons designated for Roslagsbanan.
 Field test for Green Cargo.
Field test of the diesel consumption and the train running resistance on the line between Vännäs-Storuman and a analysis of the energy savings that can be made, using CATO.
 Quality review of documents preceeding purchase of new tram's for Gothenburg Tramways.
Quality review of underlying documents preceeding the purchase of new tram's for Gothenburg Tramways. Contribute to a successful conclusion of the purchase by doing an independent quality review of the offer inquiry including the background material.
 C30 offering
Support when offering for contract on the new generation of subway cars in Stockholm.
 Maintenance system for Euromaint
System that displays information about damages and planned maintenance of railway vehicles, connected to routes and timetable.
 Field test with CATO on the steel cargo line between Boden and Borlänge.
A benefit analysis has been done on the steel cargo line between Boden and Borlänge with GPS-loggings that has been used to calculate the energy savings made possible with CATO.
 Prestudie Lean.
A prestudy on the implementation of Lean management processes of Oslo Metro and Oslo Tram operations.
 CATO for Arlanda Express
Installation of CATO on all the 7 of Arlanda Express' train during Spring 2011.
 Extended test operation for CATO on Malmbanan
Further development and continued test operation of CATO at Trafikverket and LKAB on Malmbanan.
 Dynamic timetable for MTAB; planning phase
Prestudy about how LKAB/MTAB can utilize more flexibility in the train planning process.
 Analysis for Trafikverket.
Analysis and investigation of the requirements for efficient maintenance of vehicles.
 Swedish requirements on high speed trains
This project made part of the Swedish research program Gröna Tåget. The project included an inventory of all international and national standards and requirements affecting the design of high speed trains in Sweden.
 Predictable adhesion heavy trains
Development of theory, model and softvare for prediction of adhesion for heavy trains.
 CATO - Energy optimized train operation
R&D and demonstration project to implement CATO for train dispatchers in Boden and in 2 locomotives at LKAB in order to run test operation on Malmbanan. CATO is integrated with the planning system STEG at Trafikverket from where it recieves real-time information about the operational timetable. Timetable is interpreted as target points for the trains, which are then used to optimize the speed profiles so that the trains both follow the timetable exactly and are run in an energy optimal way.
 Procedures and tools for handling damage reports
Development of routines, procedures and tools for creating damage reports.
 Maintenance of the freight car dispatching system Vadis
Maintenance of Green Cargo's optimization system Vadis for freight cars in wagon load traffic.
 Investigation of Rc locomotive derailment
Investigation of a broken rim of an Rc-locomotive which caused derailment in 160 km/h with a passenger train.
 Third party assessment of a tram accident in Bergen
Third party assessment of a tram accident in Bergen including suggestion of measures to be taken to reduce the risks in the future.
 Investigation of an X2000 trainset derailment
Technical analysis and investigation of an X2000 trainset derailment.
 Assessment of iron ore railway operation
Assessment of a heavy iron ore railway in northern Brazil. The mission included the entire railway operation of the 900 km line (vehicles, signalling, fixed installations, maintenance, operation, train control and safety issues).
 Support in tender for procurement of new metro car
Support in preparing tender documents for procurement of subway C30 version
 Decision support on concept and produktion for new metro car
Decision support and proposal regarding veichle concept, migrationplan, maintenance/depot and production pattern for the new metro car C30.
 Management of high speed testing
Management of the high speed texting to verify railway functionality on the Botnia line. Specifications, procurement, test execution and reporting.
 The RS workshops of Skånetrafiken
No description
 Main responsible for EMR delivery of maintenance of passenger coaches
During a period of 6 months EMR needed assistance to manage their maintenance of SJAB fleet of 441 passenger coaches. At the same time an improvement program should be carried out. The work included daily issues as regards the maintenance at the workshops, various problems management and technical problems etc. Among other things an internet based IT-tool to manage and monitor the maintenance production was developed.
 Uppsala PRT
Project management and system engineering of a PRT test track in Uppsala. Apart from many challenges, technical and others, Transrail is responsible to ensure the project target of a safety approval by the Swedish Rail Agency.
 Technical Controller
Full time engagement as Technical Controller at the department for Safety and Technology. The department is responsible for maintenance and other aspects as regards the rolling stock used on the Stockolm underground and tramways, which are operated by Veolia.
 Automatic inventory control in empty freight car distribution
Expert support at the implementation of automatic inventory control in the empty freight car distribution process at Green Cargo
 View installation
Installation of a new wheel profile and pad thickness measurement equipment in the Bro depot as well as adoption of the View data to Euromaint's internal computer network
 Maintenance of the vehicles belonging to Ofotbanen.
Project management and planning of the maintenance including compiling of maintenace documentation
 Railway container transports to/from a new container port in Norvik outside Stockholm.
The Ports of Stockholms intend to relocate the container port in central Stockholm to Norvik in Nynäshamn. The study is an analysis of how railway transports of containers between Norvik and Stockholm/central Sweden could be designed in a competitive way compared to road transport.
 Maintenance of service vehicles
Planning of the maintenance of the service vehicles on the SL network
 High-speed train operation in winter climate
A study on winter problems as regards high-speed passenger train services in the Nordic countries. The study was carried out as part of the BV research project "The green train". The main purpose of the study has been to complie primarily Scandinavian knowledge and experiences.
 Bid manager vehicle system engineering
Bid manager for system engineering (vehicles). During the assignment proposals for Rome Line C, Flytoget internediate cars (Norway), Budapest Metro and Iran Metros were produced.
 Typical train data
Market analysis and classification of European rolling stock for passenger services, with focus on high-speed traffic. Transrail compiled and proposed representative technical data for different types of rolling stock, for instance with regard to traffic simulation studies.
 Rail vehicles and maintenance in Serbia
Study in Serbia of all types of rail vehicles regarding their availability and maintenance. The study also includs proposals of improvements to get better efficiency
 Safety revision of EuroMaint suburban train maintenance
System revision (safety audit) of EuroMaint Rail’s maintenance of the rolling stock in SL’s commuter train traffic.
 Vehicle related traffical disturbances
Vehicle related traffical disturbances have rised significally, comparing outcomes from months january - august 2005 with the same period 2006. The purpose of the study was to investigate reasons for this increase.
 Passenger flows and stop times for X12
Västrafik has found problems to keep the station stop times with their regional trains class X12. In order to decide whether the trains should be rebuilt and fitted with additional entrances/exits Transrail made calculations of passenger flows and stop times for before and after a possible rebuild.
 Analysis of the European market for new rolling stock
Analysis of the present and future European rolling stock market. Based on the analysis Transrail made an assessment of the factors that affect the Swedish rolling stock market in general and ASJ’s activities in specific.
 Risk Analysis as regards introduction of new rolling stock and a new depot
Development of a risk analysis including mitigation strategies for the migration to new commuter trains in the Stockholm area, requiring new schedules for staff, maintenance and operation. At the same time, a new depot was to be taken into operation.
 Railway Standardisation
Development of a proposal to make Swedish participation in European railway standardisation more efficient.
 Training material for the Eskisehir Tramway (Turkey)
Development of training material (course plan and description, course overheads, check-up questions) for the technical overview course of the Eskishir Light Rail Transit System and its operation.
 Arlanda Express Settlement Agreement.
Management of the Settlement Agreement action plan to finalise the delivery of the rolling stock. The plan included technical issues to be finalised by the supplier in order to receive customer acceptance.
 Establishment of strategic plan for the Rolling Stock
Establishment of strategic plan for the rolling stock, with recommendations on financially viable renovations and status upgrades. The work included also the establishing of maintenance programmes and take over of technical documentation.
 Nose Cone redesign
Already at the design reviews A-Train had concerns about the GRP nose cone. Latrer, operational experience shoved that a redesign was needed. The modification of an existing design would be difficult, and Transrail was entrusted with the task to manage this work on behalf of ATrain.
 Prognosis for the future fleet of railway rolling stock in Sweden
Forecast on the future fleet and technical standards of railway rolling stock in Sweden. The objective was to identify how trends within rolling stock development would influence the Swedish infrastructure and its standards.
 Future market of high speed trains
Forecast on the future rolling stock in Sweden and its technical standards. Identifying rolling stock trends and their impact on the infrastructure and its standards.
 Supervision of the delivery of the Arlanda Express vehicles
In 1997 A-Train engaged Transrail to assist in customer management of the GEC-Ahlstom (Alstom) delivery of the Arlanda Express shuttle trains. Reviewing design, manufacturing and project schedule Transrail staff also supervised manufacturing and type/commissioning tests, and before traffic start identified and supervised necessary modifications of the trains
 Tendering of a new generation commuter trains for Stockholm, Sweden.
Alstom contracted Transrail to support the successful tendering for a new generation commuter trains in Stockholm. Support on strategic issues, local conditions, drafting parts of the technical offer (incl the design booklet), translation of the tender, and in negotiations.
 Software tool to evaluate operational and maintenance statistics
During the first years of operation of the Arlanda Express, Transrail managed the reliability monitoring programme. Information on traffic and vehicle disturbances from drivers, the traffic control centre and the workshop was compiled in a database, enabling analysis of train and subsystem reliability, traffic consequences and maintenance actions.
 Railway Rolling Stock Maintenance Services in Sweden
Mantena wanted to expand their business to Sweden. They needed to know who their potential customers are, a broader knowledge of the market and specific advance notice on maintenance procurements. Transrail helped them with this and the strategies for a Swedish establishment.
 Review of the Yugoslavian Railways for a rebuilding plan
This project to define a short term international investment plan for Yugoslavian Railways was commissioned by the Swedish International Development Agency. Transrail made technical reviews of infrastructure, rolling stock and maintenance facilities, and project prioritisation.
 Authority Approvals of Coradia Duplex X40
Management of the Authority Approvals Process for the new double-decker regional trains to SJ AB (Sweden). Establish an Approvals Dossier, with all authority requirements, set up the approvals process and assist the supplier to fulfil the requirements.
 Roles and responsibilities for traffic safety and vehicle development.
Study performed as a step in the reorganisation of the state-dominated railway sector, to propose a future sector organisation regarding roles and responsibilities for traffic safety and vehicle development. The study used the aviation sector as a benchmark and was based on round table discussions with railway organisation representatives.
 Strategic development plan for the Kosovo railways
Review of the rolling stock and maintenance organisation of Kosovo railways, estimates on the need of different types of rolling stock and status of existing rolling stock. The study was part of a strategic development plan for Kosovo railways, carried out by Hifab International.
 Support on tendering for SJ Regional Trains (X40)
Local assistance during the tendering phase of the X40 Regional Trains. Transrail commented the customer's requirement specification, gave information on their likely preferences and informed on other conditions for a successful bid. The order was won by Alstom Transport.
 Support on tendering for Gothenburg Tramways
Together with our partner Idesign, we prepared a Design Booklet, presenting the offered tram "Bris" based on Alstom's Citadis concept.
 Support on tendering of DMUs for Jönköping
Preparation of a Design Booklet, presenting the offered DMU. The work was done together with the French company Avant Premier and Idesign, our Swedish partner on Industrial Design.
 Software for the calculation of train crew payments
In 2000 the private operator Tågkompaniet took over the contract to operate the night-train services to the north of Sweden from SJ. Transrail was contracted by both parties for a taking over status review of the rolling stock (110 vehicles). Review instructions were developed, a team organised and the controls were carried out during a short time period.
 Development of the regulation BVF 504: "Rolling stock type approval"
Drafting of requirements to be included in a revision of the BV regulation on type approval of rolling stock.
 Project management for the aquisition of new vehicles
In 1999 Swedish State Railways (SJ) and Stockholm Local Transport (SL) started a joint project for the acquisition of new electrical multiple units. Transrail was contracted to carry out management of the project.
 Arranging and managing of seminars on the new EU Directives
Seminars in order to present and discuss the new EU Directives with parties of the Swedish railway industry.
 Specification for refurbishment of suburban trains.
Drafting of a specification for the modernisation of existing suburban trains in the Stockholm area.
 Definition of a Highly Competitive Train
No description
 Concept for new postal trains in Sweden
No description
 Eurotrains II
Support to CNR (The Community of Nordic Railways) as regards initiatives for development of the "Eurotrains", a concept for a new generation of flexible modular passenger trains.
 Life Cycle Cost (LCC) study.
Conducting an early Life Cycle Cost (LCC) study for a rolling stock tender.
 Eurotrains
Development of a strategy for future passenger rolling stock and acquisitions to the Scandinavian railways. "Eurotrains" was a concept for a new generation of flexible modular passenger trains. A copy of the Eurotrains booklet may be downloaded from our site.
 Trains and Railway System of the Future
Contract by the European Commission to draft the railway R&D program within the 4th Framework Program.
 Eurotunnel shuttle traction and rolling stock
Independent review of the fitness for purpose of the traction and rolling stock.