New railroad tunnel in Stockholm

The construction of the 6 km long railroad tunnel Citybanan will be finished soon in Stockholm


Construction of the tunnel and the bridge in the center of Stockholm

Commissioning of the object, which has been under construction for 8 years,
is planned for July 10

The railroad tunnel running from the North to the South has the immersed undersea tunnel section below the Gulf of Riddarfjord.

The immersed part consists of three sections 100 meters long and 10 meters high.  

Схема строительства ж\д тоннеля в Стокгольме Одна из секций ж/д тоннеля

Tunnel scheme - Citybanan

When the Citybanan has been commissioned, the Stockholm railroad system capacity will double.

It will free the currently operating line and the Central Railway Station carrying  80% of international and local railroad traffic now.


Citybanan presentation

Citybanan is connected to the 2 metro stations Odenplan and Centralen, where the passengers may change the transport.  

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