The Swedish state-owned rail cargo haulier Green Cargo arrived at the brand-new harbour on 9 June to pick up the very first batch of containers.
The line that links Stockholm Norvik to the country's trunk network is 4.4 km-long, plus 360 m of tracks within the port area. The facility's yard comprises three tracks, each 750 m-long, and a 100 m-long siding.
"It feels great that the very first train arrived at Stockholm Norvik. The industrial railway joins Stockholm Norvik with Sweden's rail network and is an important condition for providing our clients with sustainable and good services," Johan Wallén, Marketing and Sales Manager, the Ports of Stockholm, commented.
Robert Vintander, Branch Sales Manager, Green Cargo, added, "[…] Stockholm Norvik is a modern port with infrastructure that can meet the market's demand for increased frequency and capacity on the rail network. Above all, it's the industries and customers from Mälardalen, the Stockholm region, and the middle of Sweden which will experience an increased need for robust and reliable logistics solutions in the coming years."
Photo: Ports of Stockholm