Department of Planning and Rail Transport

The Rail Transport Section is responsible for strategic planning and budgeting in the railway sector and for agency management of The Norwegian Railway Directorate and The Norwegian Railway Authority. The section is also responsible for framework terms and conditions for the railways sector, matters relating to international railways and legislative and regulatory work in the railway sector in addition to the regulations governing cable car and funicular plant and amusement park installations. The Planning Section is responsible for strategic planning, studies & reporting and analysis of cross industry matters in the transport sector and has a key role in the ministry’s work with The National Transport Plan in close co-operation with the NTP Project that pursuant to this revision of The National Transport Plan leads the process. The section is also responsible for the development of planning and analysis tools, leading and co-ordinating the Ministry’s work with new technology, hereunder intelligent transport systems, as well as overarching responsibility for and co-ordination of the Ministry’s research and report work. The work with NTP is organised as a project and is placed under the auspices of The Department of Planning and Rail Transport.

The Rail Transport Section is responsible for strategic planning and budgeting in the railway sector and for agency management of The Norwegian Railway Directorate and The Norwegian Railway Authority. The section is also responsible for framework terms and conditions for the railways sector, matters relating to international railways and legislative and regulatory work in the railway sector in addition to the regulations governing cable car and funicular plant and amusement park installations.

The Planning Section is responsible for strategic planning, studies & reporting and analysis of cross industry matters in the transport sector and has a key role in the ministry’s work with The National Transport Plan in close co-operation with the NTP Project that pursuant to this revision of The National Transport Plan leads the process. The section is also responsible for the development of planning and analysis tools, leading and co-ordinating the Ministry’s work with new technology, hereunder intelligent transport systems, as well as overarching responsibility for and co-ordination of  the Ministry’s research and report work.

The work with NTP is organised as a project and is placed under the auspices of The Department of Planning and Rail Transport.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Planning Section

    The Planning Section is responsible for strategic planning, studies & reporting and analysis of cross industry matters in the transport sector and has a key role in the ministry’s work with The National Transport Plan in close co-operation with the NTP Project that pursuant to this revision of The National Transport Plan leads the process. The section is also responsible for the development of planning and analysis tools, leading and co-ordinating the Ministry’s work with new technology, hereunder intelligent transport systems, as well as overarching responsibility for and co-ordination of  the Ministry’s research and report work. The work with NTP is organised as a project and is placed under the auspices of The Department of Planning and Rail Transport.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Gry Dyregrov Hamarsland

  • Rail Transport Section

    The Rail Transport Section is responsible for strategic planning and budgeting in the railway sector and for agency management of The Norwegian Railway Directorate and The Norwegian Railway Authority. The section is also responsible for framework terms and conditions for the railways sector, matters relating to international railways and legislative and regulatory work in the railway sector in addition to the regulations governing cable car and funicular plant and amusement park installations.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Cecilie T. Fjordbakk

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