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.

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 buses Suburban buses Tramways Metro Heavy rail
Number of lines 27 429 9 7 3
Operators Keolis Arriva
Stockholms Spârvägar
MTR Stockholmsâg

Supply / Demand 2011

  Commuter trains Metro Local trains and trams Bus
Network lengh (km) 200 108 113 10032
Nb of stops/stations 50 100 108 6000
Nb of vehicles 122 513 194 2168
Passengers-km (million) 1279 1725 277 1792

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