The Swedish Transport Agency may grant permits to companies that wish to operate traffic on the Swedish railway infrastructure.
There are three types of permits for railway undertakings
- Safety certificate part A and part B
- Special permits
The Swedish Transport Agency may grant certificates to persons and/or legal entities with public service or commercial interest in procuring infrastructure capacity.
- Certified applicants according to Chapter 1, Article 2 in to the European Parliament and the Council Directive 2001/14/EC
Authorisation for railway infrastructure
A permit from the Swedish Transport Agency is required in order to operate and administer infrastructure.
Permits for metros and tramways
A permit from the Swedish Transport Agency is required in order to operate and administer track installations. A permit to operate traffic is required by companies that wish to operate traffic on a metro or tramway.
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