Public transport changes at stop Nordstan
Several major construction projects are now underway in central Gothenburg that affect public transport. Two projects that will be completed during the spring and summer are Hisingsbron and stop Nordstan. Until they are ready on 16 August, several of Västtrafik's lines need to be changed.
Electrification of public transport continues
From next year, 137 new electric buses will start operating in Gothenburg and in Lysekil a new electric ferry will start operating.
New traffic agreement for pre-ordered traffic and service travel
It is now clear which transport companies will run pre-ordered traffic and service journeys for Västtrafik from June next year.
Track work affects train traffic
Starting Monday 5 April, the trains running on the Gothenburg C – Gamlestaden route will be cancelled. Instead, the trains get Gamlestaden station as the final station.
Face coverings in public transport
The Public Health Agency of Sweden and regional authorities recommends that passengers who are 16 years old or older wear a face covering on public transport to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
Information regarding the coronavirus
We want to remind our travelers to take extra care when traveling by public transport. This is for the protection of everyone on board – fellow travelers, drivers and other staff. Follow the recommendations given by the Public Health Agency of Sweden – wash your hands frequently, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or a sleeve when you cough or sneeze. Stay at home if you feel ill, even if symptoms are mild.
New electrically powered ferry across the river
Västtrafik has ordered a new electrically powered river shuttle. The ferry will come into service in December next year. It will be Gothenburg’s first electrically powered passenger ferry and provide great environmental benefits.