Light rail decision-making and timetable

Not until 2021 will the final decision about the light railway or other alternative be made. The timetable is as follows:

2019
In January, Region Uppsala and the City of Uppsala to submit an application to the Swedish Transport Administration for state support to build a light railway. The Administration to announce its decision later in the year.

2019–2021
Completion of studies to be used as a basis for the implementing decision in 2021. All the detailed plans to start during this period. The permit process begins.

2021
Implementing decision. Decision to be taken on whether or not to build the light railway.

2022–2023
Work on more detailed plans and the start of construction work.

2024–2025
Commencement of work on the light railway and rail depot. Several stages to take place simultaneously.

2027–2028
Building work to continue. Completion of the depot and test track. Driver training, vehicle testing and completion of the final stages of the track (2028).

2029
Light railway due to be completed and brought into service. Inauguration of Bergsbrunna station. Completion of the two new inter-city rail tracks between Uppsala and Bergsbrunna.

2033
The extension of the two inter-city rail tracks is complete including the stretch between Bergsbrunna and the county border to Stockholm.

2035
Completion of 15 000 new homes and areas of business premises in Bergsbrunna and Södra Staden.

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