EuroMaint Rail and Norwegian Flytoget sign an agreement on sourcing services

13 January 2012 CATEGORY: EuroMaint Rail, Pressmeddelande

Euromaint Rail has signed an agreement with Norwegian Flytoget AS concerning sourcing services for suppliers who deliver and repair spare parts for Flytoget. Thereby, the company is taking an important step into the Norwegian market.

The assignment means that Euromaint is responsible for everything from searching for suppliers to procurement as well as signing and monitoring contracts.

"The trains' availability and punctuality are of the utmost importance and we place high requirements on our sourcing partner. In Euromaint Rail, we have found a technically competent partner who operates an efficient and proactive sourcing process," says Bjørn Gunnar Johansen, Purchasing Manager at Flytoget.

"It is gratifying that we have been trusted to take responsibility for Flytoget's agreements for deliveries and repairs of spare parts. Flytoget demand the maximum availability and reliability for trains and set high requirements on lead times, deliveries and quality. We are looking forward to fulfilling their expectations," says Henrik Ehrengren,  Material Provision Manager at Euromaint Rail.

Currently, Flytoget has 16 Type 71 train units.

The work with the sourcing services started in December.

Facts about Flytoget:

  • A high-speed train that takes passengers to and from Oslo Airport – Gardemoen with Drammen as the end station.
  • It has 16 4-carriage EMU Type 71 vehicles, supplied by Bombardier.
  • It has a top speed of 210 km/h.
  • It takes 19 minutes to travel between Oslo Central Station and Oslo Airport – Gardemoen.
  • Punctuality within 3 minutes: 96 %
  • Departures every ten minutes from Oslo Central Station to Oslo Airport - Gardemoen and every 20 minutes from the station in Drammen.

For more information, contact:

Euromaint Rail: Lena Wettergård, press contact, +46 762 52 78, This is an email address

Flytoget AS: Bjørn Gunnar Johansen, Purchasing Manager, +47 900 180 60, This is an email address