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Swedish National Rail Administration research and development programme 2000-2005

PROGRAMMES
Programme Type
Funding programme
Origin
National (Sweden)
Sweden
Sweden Flag
Duration
-
STRIA Roadmaps
Network and traffic management systems (NTM)

Overview

Background & Policy context

The Swedish National Rail Administration has overall responsibility for the entire railway system. This means that it follow and promote development throughout the entire railway sector. The Swedish National Rail Administration's activities are steered by the Parliamentary transport policy goals.

The Swedish National Rail Administration shall initiate, plan and support applied socially motivated research within the area.

The Swedish Rail Agency was incorporated into the newly formed Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen) in 2009. The agency was then merged with the Swedish Road Administration (Vägverket) on 1 April 2010 to form the new Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket).

Strategic Objectives

The transport policy goals consist of one overall goal and five sub-goals. The overall goal is to provide a system of transport for citizens and the business sector all over the country that is both economically effective and sustainable in the long term.

The five sub-goals are:

  • an accessible transport system
  • a high standard of transport quality
  • safe traffic
  • a good environment
  • positive regional development
  • a transport system offering equal opportunities.
Programme organisation

The Swedish National Rail Administration's sectoral responsibility within the area of railways means that the Swedish National Rail Administration shall initiate, plan and support applied socially motivated research within the area.

Funding

Institution Type
Institution Name
The Swedish National Rail Administration
Type of funding
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions

The Swedish National Rail Administration research and development programme have a budget on SEK 70 - 100 million per year during the five-year period.

Participating countries
Sweden

Contact

Name
Mr Nils Edström / Mr Malcolm Lundgren
Email
banverket@banverket.se
Organisation
Banverket (Swedish National Rail Administration)
Zipcode
781 85
City
Borlänge
Country

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