Green Cargo

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Green Cargo AB
Government-owned
Industry Logistics
Founded 1 January 2001 (1856)
Headquarters Solna, Stockholm County, Sweden
Key people
Jan Kilström (CEO), Lennart Pihl (chairman)
Products Rail Transport
Maintenance
Revenue SEK (2012) 4.6 billion
Number of employees
2,300
Subsidiaries part-owned DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia A/S
Website Homepage

Green Cargo AB is a Swedish logistics company transporting various types of goods by train.[1] It was created on 1 January 2001 out of the logistics division of Statens Järnvägar (SJ) and became a government-owned limited company.[1]

Green Cargo operates SJ Rc-class locomotives; 42 are being refurbished and upgraded to "Rd" class by Bombardier Transportation.[2] Green Cargo have purchased 16 Bombardier TRAXX locomotives, named Re by Green Cargo.

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  1. ^ a b "Green Cargo AB". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 5 September 2010.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Railway Gazette: Modernised locomotives handed over to Green Cargo". Retrieved 2010-11-28. 

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