Arlanda Express

Arlanda Express is a Swedish rail link, the h fast electric multiple unit since 1999 connects to the Stockholm-Arlanda Airport with the 200 km / X3 Stockholm Central Station.

The trains cover the distance in 20 minutes. At the airport they serve the stations Arlanda Södra and Arlanda Norra. Trains run from a few exceptions in the off-peak times every 15 minutes during rush hour, about every ten minutes. Arlanda Express is operated by the joint-stock company A-Train AB, which was responsible for the construction of separate tracks. These are in state ownership and be rented and maintained by the Arlanda Express operating company. This is in contrast to the rest of the Swedish railway network that is maintained by the state infrastructure company Banverket.

A-Train AB is since 1 January 2004 to 100 per cent owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund, backed by the Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie Group stands.

In addition to the railway tracks, the train station Arlanda C, which ensures the regional and long-distance connections especially to Central and northern Sweden, operated by A-Train AB. This station is not served by Arlanda Express trains, but only trains the provider SJ AB and Veolia Transport ( Norrlandståget ) and regional transport trains of Upptåget.

According to a press release of 10 August 2006, the Arlanda Express carried 2.6 million travelers in 2005. A single ticket costs 260 SEK for adults about twice as much as a ride with one of the Flygbussarna and about half of a taxi ride.