06 May 2022
SYSTRA has been selected to design adaptations for the historic Tillberga railway station in central Sweden on behalf of Trafikverket, the country’s transport administration.

Opened in 1875, this station located 10km north of Västerås was the nerve centre of the Stockholm - Västerås - Bergslagen axis until the 1990s. Passenger services ceased in 2009 after the reorganisation of the network and the opening of other lines on the outskirts, and only a maintenance and depot activity remained. However, the local authorities, and in particular the local transport committee of Västmanland County, are campaigning for its reopening to passengers, in the form of a multimodal hub, as part of a large housing development plan.

Our assignment includes the preparation of tender and construction documents for construction contracts, permit management, construction site follow-up and preparation of administrative documents.

With this latest contract for longstanding client Trafikverket, SYSTRA is continuing its significant contribution to the modernisation of Sweden’s rail network.

Madelene Altberg, assignment leader

A challenge involving numerous disciplines

SYSTRA's teams in Sweden will build and lead this exciting assignment which includes expertise in Track, Electricity, Signal, Telecommunication, Ducting, Line coordination, Land, Road, Environment, Geotechnics, Architecture, Bridge, and Drainage and Measurement.

A range of improvements

To increase safety, improve maintenance and functioning, as well as capacity and speed, adaptations will include the moving and replacement of switchgears, tracks, and catenary. A new footbridge will be built over the railway yard.

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