Sporveien: the pulse of Oslo with a clear mission

4 July 2014  •  Author(s): Cato Hellesjø, CEO of Sporveien Oslo AS

Cato Hellesjø, CEO of Sporveien Oslo AS

Cato Hellesjø, CEO of Sporveien Oslo AS

Sporveien Oslo AS is Norway’s largest public transport provider, transporting approximately 200 million passengers by tram, bus and metro. Sporveien also undertakes extensive activities relating to the operation and maintenance of trams and metro carriages, as well as the development and management of infrastructure and real estate relating to public transport in Oslo. For Eurotransport, Cato Hellesjø – CEO of Sporveien Oslo AS – provides a few more details.

The group holds approximately 3,300 employees and achieved significant revenues of NOK 3,480 million in 2013.

Sporveien is solely responsible for the operation of the metro and tram systems in Oslo through operating companies Sporveien T-banen AS and Sporveien Trikken AS. It was recorded that approximately 135 million passengers used the tram and metro in Oslo throughout 2013.

Unibuss is the organisation’s bus company which operates a scheduled service in competitive markets in Oslo, Akershus, Oppland and Vestfold, in addition to operating airport buses to and from Værnes, Rygge and Torp airports. It was recorded that around 80 million individual journeys were undertaken by bus in 2013.

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