Electrification of the Rovaniemi-Kemijärvi railway section

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We were the contractor in the electrification project of the Rovaniemi-Kemijärvi railway section. The track was electrified covering the distance of almost 85 kilometers.


Project customer:

Liikennevirasto

Project duration:

11/2011-5/2014

Project name:

Electrification of the Rovaniemi-Kemijärvi railway section

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The track was electrified covering the distance of 85 kilometers.


VR Track was the contractor in the electrification project of the Rovaniemi-Kemijärvi railway section. In the project the track was electrified with the 2×25 kV system and AM-transformers covering the distance of almost 85 kilometers. The contract included the planning of the electrification and the supply station, acquiring the materials as well as the construction itself with the “turnkey”-principle. The project also consisted of civil engineering and foundation work concerning both the electrification as well as the supply station. The entire work was performed on the actively operating track.