Department of Public and Rail Transport

The Rail Transport Section works with framework conditions, planning and budgeting in the railway and other rail-based transport area, including the regulation of legislation and regulations in the area. The Public and Professional Transport Section works with public transport and the means which can promote increased public transport.

The Rail Transport Section works with framework conditions, planning and budgeting in the railway and other rail-based transport area, including the regulation of legislation and regulations in the area. The Public and Professional Transport Section works with public transport and the means which can promote increased public transport.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Public and Professional Transport Section

    Public transport issues in general and the means which can make it simpler and easier to travel by public transport. Framework conditions for transport by road and sea in accordance with The Commercial Transport Act. General legal questions, appeals and interpretation issues relating to The Commercial Transport Act. The income system for county municipalities for transport purposes. The procurement of services relating to the coastal Bergen-Kirkenes route. International transport cases, including EEA cases and two-sided transport agreements. General development work and investigation.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Anne-Lise Junge Jensen

  • Rail Transport Section

    The Section works with issues that relate to rail-based transport and cable cars. Framework conditions for the railway sector. Governance of The Norwegian National Rail Administration and The Norwegian Railway Authority. Administration of state ownership interests in NSB AS, budget and finance issues, negotiations on the state procurement of passenger transport services on railways. Analyses and investigations relating to the railway sector, international railway issues, supervision, long term plans, legislation and regulations work in the railway sector and other legal and administrative cases.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Cecilie T. Fjordbakk

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