Stockholm : Public transport networks

Description of the network

The core of the SL network consists of the metro and commuter train. Rail traffic also consists of suburban railways and tramways. The bus network covers the entire county. Every weekday a total of more than 739 000 travelers travel with SL. The total number of boardings, i.e. segment journeys on a typical weekday is 2,6 million.

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Stockholm Rail traffic map



Presentation of operating companies

  • Arriva operates the tramways Nockebybanan, Saltsjöbanan, Tvärbana, Lidingöbanan and the bus sevices in Bromma, Ekerö, Sigtuna/Upplands Väsby/Vallentuna, Solna/Sundbyberg and Sollentuna.
  • Keolis operates the bus services in the inner city of Stockholm, Danderyd, Haninge, Huddinge/Botkyrka, Lidingö, Nacka/Värmdö, Nynäshamn, Söderort, Täby, Vaxholm and Österåker.
  • Nobina operates the bus services in Järfälla/Upplands Bro, Norrtälje, Södertälje and Tyresö.
  • Roslagståg operates the suburban railway Roslagsbanan.
  • Stockholms Spårvägar operates the tramline Spårväg City in central Stockholm.
  • MTR operates the metro.
  • Stockholmståg operates the commuter train traffic.


Urban busesSuburban busesTramwaysMetroHeavy rail
Number of lines27429973
OperatorsKeolisArriva
Keolis
Nobina
Arriva
Roslatâg
Stockholms Spârvägar
MTRStockholmsâg



Supply / Demand 2011

Commuter trainsMetroLocal trains and tramsBus
SUPPLY
Network lengh (km)20010811310032
Nb of stops/stations501001086000
Nb of vehicles1225131942168
DEMAND
Passengers-km (million)127917252771792



Current developments and projects

  • Work continued in 2011 on the construction of the Citybanan Line, the commuter rail tunnel under central Stockholm which will be complete in 2017.
  • The extension of the Tvärbanan orbital line between Alvik and Solna will be opened to traffic in 2013.
  • Planned extension of Spårväg City to Ropsten
  • New signalling system for the Red Metro Line

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