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Go-Forward and ComfortDelGro win Stockholm Metro contract

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The Go-Forward Group and ComfortDelGro will function and preserve the Stockholm Metro community in Sweden after signing an 11-year contract as three way partnership Connecting Stockholm. 

Beginning in Could 2025, the contract will see Connecting Stockholm, which is 55% owned by Go-Forward and 45% owned by ComfortDelGro, function providers throughout the three strains that kind the 106km lengthy metro. 

Patrick Verwer, Rail CEO for Go-Forward, stated: “Along with ComfortDelGro, we stay up for working in partnership with them to ship our plans over the following 11 years.   

“Go-Forward is a profitable British firm with big expertise in working busy, complicated city transport networks. That is an thrilling contract, and it underlines our ambition to develop in rail operation.” 

Along with working the metro providers, Connecting Stockholm may also be answerable for fleet and station upkeep, customer support, and the community’s six depot services. 

The 11-year contract will see the British and Singaporean three way partnership oversee some main adjustments to the community, with extensions to the blue and inexperienced strains deliberate in the course of the interval. 

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Connecting Stockholm CEO Matt Kinane stated: “We’re actually trying ahead to beginning and creating our enterprise right here in Stockholm and, above all, assembly all of the devoted and competent workers who at present work within the metro and welcoming them to Connecting Stockholm within the close to future.” 

The enterprise marks the primary foray into Sweden’s rail business for each Go-Forward and ComfortDelGro, although the previous already operates rail providers in Norway and owns Swedish bus operator Flexbuss. 

In the meantime, ComfortDelGro has achieved success working Singapore’s Downton and North East metro strains by means of SBS Transit and in addition took over operations of Auckland, New Zealand’s commuter rail providers by means of the three way partnership Auckland One Rail in 2022.


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