2013

Quality review of documents preceeding purchase of new tram's for Gothenburg Tramways. i
Client: Gothenburg Tramways 2012

2011

Analysis for Trafikverket. i
Client: Trafikverket 2010

2010

Procedures and tools for handling damage reports i
Client: SJ 2010

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

2007

Railway container transports to/from a new container port in Norvik outside Stockholm. i
Client: Ports of Stockholm 2006-2007
Energy saving program for Arlanda Express. Pre-study i
Client: Arlanda Express 2007

2005

Analysis of the European market for new rolling stock i
Client: Swedish State Railways 2005
Railway Standardisation i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 2005

2004

Establishment of strategic plan for the Rolling Stock i project page
Client: Swedish State Railways 2004
Establishment of a Rolling Stock Unit at the Swedish State Railways i project page
Client: Swedish State Railways 2003-2004

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
Maintenance of the Stockholm commuter trains in the future. i
Client: Citypendeln (Keolis), Stockholm, Sweden 2003
Analysis of a new intermodal transport system for Rail Combi i project page
Client: Rail Combi 2003

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

2000

Roles and responsibilities for traffic safety and vehicle development. i
Client: SJ (Swedish State Railways), BV (Swedish Railway Adminstration) 1998-2000
Regional and commuter train systems south of Stockholm i
Client: The communities of Södertälje and Gnesta 2000
Strategic development plan for the Kosovo railways i
Client: Swedish International Development Agency (through Hifab International) 2000
Regional train services over the Öresund bridge (Sweden-Denmark). i
Client: Skånetrafiken 2000

1999

Vision for the railway traffic in central Sweden i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 1998-1999
IT strategy for Citypendeln i
Client: Via GTI (Keolis) – BK-tåg – Go Ahead Group 1999
Study on the traffic capacity on the line from the south into Stockholm Central Station, Sweden i
Client: SJ (Swedish State Railways) 1999
Arranging and managing of seminars on the new EU Directives i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 1999

1998

Vision for the Gothenburg LRTS i
Client: Trafikkontoret Göteborgs stad 1998

1997

Vision for the passenger transport system in the region of Bergslagen. i
Client: Intresseföreningen Bergslagen 1997
Organisation of the technical sector i
Client: The Swedish Railway Administration (Banverket, BV) 1997
Eurotrains II i
Client: Community of Nordic Railways (DSB, NSB, SJ, VR) 1997

1996

Cargo System 2000 i
Client: SJ (Swedish State Railways) 1993-1996
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
Strategy for the Swedish Public Transport Authorities. i
Client: SLTF (Union of Swedish Public Transport Authorities) 1996
Business plan i
Client: ERRI (European Railway Research Institute), Holland 1996
 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.
 Analysis for Trafikverket.
Analysis and investigation of the requirements for efficient maintenance of vehicles.
 Procedures and tools for handling damage reports
Development of routines, procedures and tools for creating damage reports.
 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.
 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.
 Energy saving program for Arlanda Express. Pre-study
Analysis of the potential for energi saving of Arlanda Express train operation, covering driving, auxiliary power and HVAC.
 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.
 Railway Standardisation
Development of a proposal to make Swedish participation in European railway standardisation more efficient.
 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.
 Establishment of a Rolling Stock Unit at the Swedish State Railways
Organisational analyis and establishment of a Rolling Stock Unit with the purpose of renting vehicles to operators. Vehicle take-over from SJ AB, rental contracts for operators, initial technical administration of the fleet.
 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.
 Maintenance of the Stockholm commuter trains in the future.
Study on the future conditions for maintenance of the Stockholm commuter trains, considering the migration to a new fleet witch is not compatible with the old vehicles and the introduction of a new second depot.
 Analysis of a new intermodal transport system for Rail Combi
Rail Combi (CargoNet), the main intermodal railway operator in Sweden, wanted to make a major change of their rail production scheme. Transrail analysed the planned train and wagon circulation, impacts on the wagon fleet and kilometre performance. Successfully solved using Transrail's TSDA tool with new software routines to minimise wagon empty runs.
 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.
 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.
 Regional and commuter train systems south of Stockholm
Feasibility and idea study on a more efficient regional and commuter train system into Stockholm from the south. Means to improve the commuter traffic south of Södertälje were studied. An idea of great potential was the integration of regional and commuter train services at the Södertälje Syd station.
 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.
 Regional train services over the Öresund bridge (Sweden-Denmark).
The train service over the Öresund bridge was originally set up as a cooperation between DSB and SJ (the Danish and Swedish national railways). In 2000 the responsibility on the Swedish side was transferred to the regional PTA. In preparing this transfer Skånetrafiken asked Transrail for a second opinion on the traffic prognosis and economy of the services.
 Vision for the railway traffic in central Sweden
Management of workshops, plus a vision for future passenger and freight railway traffic in central Sweden. The aim was to develop the competence of the BV Middle Region staff and to create input for their infrastructure planning activities. Cooperation with the Swedish consultancy company Transek.
 IT strategy for Citypendeln
Development of an IT-strategy for Citypendeln (operator of the Stockholm Commuter train services) at its establishment.
 Study on the traffic capacity on the line from the south into Stockholm Central Station, Sweden
Study on traffic capacity on the line Älvsjö-Stockholm C (south entrance to Stockholm C).
 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.
 Vision for the Gothenburg LRTS
Drafting of an idependent second opinion on the future of the Gothenburg Lighth Rail Transport System. Identification of a development programme.
 Vision for the passenger transport system in the region of Bergslagen.
Vision for an efficient and attractive passenger transport system (the lines and schedules) in the region of Bergslagen, Sweden. Operational costs were calculated and requirements were identified for rolling stock and infrastructure in order to achieve cost effectiveness.
 Organisation of the technical sector
Study on the future competence and organisation of the technical department within Banverket (BV), authority responsible for the Swedish railway infrastructure. A Rolling Stock unit was studied as a result of a reorganisation of the railway sector giving BV responsibility for the technical approval of new rolling stock.
 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.
 Cargo System 2000
Developing a vision for a future Swedish railway freight transport system. Focus on the potential of intermodal transport in comparison to other means of transport. Included extensive technical-economical studies of different modes. Transrail tool TSDA (Transport System Design and Analysis) was used.
 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.
 Strategy for the Swedish Public Transport Authorities.
Drafting of a strategy for the Swedish PTAs as regards their common activities in the railway sector, especially in the light of preparations for a new Swedish Transport Policy 1998.
 Business plan
The research institute of the European railways was reorganised in 1996. Transrail prepared the new strategic business plan of the institute.