Green Cargo

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Green Cargo AB
TypeGovernment-owned
IndustryLogistics
Founded1 January 2001 (1856)
Headquarters,
Key people
Ted Söderholm (CEO), Jan Sundling (chairman)[1]
ProductsRail Transport
Maintenance
RevenueSEK (2019) 4.1 billion[1]
Number of employees
1,700 [1]
WebsiteHomepage

Green Cargo AB is a Swedish logistics company transporting various types of goods by train.[2] It was created on 1 January 2001 out of the logistics division of Swedish State Railways (SJ) and became a government-owned limited company.[2]

Green Cargo operates SJ Rc-class locomotives; 42 are being refurbished and upgraded to "Rd" class by Bombardier Transportation.[3] Green Cargo has purchased 16 Bombardier Traxx locomotives, named Re by Green Cargo, and 8 Softronic Transmontana named Mb by Green Cargo.

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See also[edit]

  • SJ AB - public transport
  • SeaRail - part-owned by Green Cargo; operating freight waggons between Sweden and Finland
  • CargoNet - partly owned

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Facts - Green Cargo". Retrieved 29 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Green Cargo AB". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 5 September 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (subscription required)
  3. ^ "Railway Gazette: Modernised locomotives handed over to Green Cargo". Retrieved 2010-11-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

Media related to Green Cargo at Wikimedia Commons