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Vinge advises SJ in connection with agreement regarding moderniation of the interior in the new X 2000

April 15, 2016

As part of the modernisation of Sweden’s fastest train, the X 2000, which has been specifically designed for speed and comfort in Swedish railway conditions, SJ has entered into an agreement with Swedtrac Rail Services AB, which is part of the Knorr Benser group.

The agreement entails that Swedtrac will lead manage the work on creating a completely new interior for SJ’s new X 2000. The total contract sum is approximately SEK 1 billion.

During 2014-2019, SJ will be spending approximately SEK 3.5 billion on more modern technology and new interiors which will take the X 2000 into the future. The aim is to create a train which has the right capacity, is flexible, operationally cost effective and reliable. The salient requirements pertaining to the X 2000 of the future have been formulated together with SJ’s customers and employees.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, partner Eva Fredriksson and associate Gustav Tengblad.