Norwegian passenger service tendering underway

From Railway Gazette; October 12, 2017

NORWAY: Invitations to tender for the Lot 1 Sør passenger train operating contract were issued to prequalified bidders by Jernbanedirektoratet on October 12, when the national railway agency also announced plans for further competitive tendering.

The Lot 1 Sør contract covers inter-city services on the Sørlandet line to Stavanger, Jær line local services from Stavanger and Arendal line services. The intention is that the contract would be awarded in June 2018, and come into effect a year later.

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