Region Örebro County
Two of the biggest highways cross in Örebro , and the biggest marshalling yard in Northern Europe is situated in the region. With its geographical conditions Örebro has a long tradition in working with transport and logistics issues and projects for improving transport corridors both for people and goods. Region Örebro County has been involved in several transport projects such as Scandria2Act, TENTacle and SmartLog. These projects focus on the development along and around the TEN-T corridors.
Region Örebro County is responsible for regional planning, development and growth in Örebro County. Region Örebro County is also responsible for the infrastructure planning in the region and other transport issues linked to growth and sustainable development such as public transport planning and implementing work plans for greener logistics. Örebro is situated in the heart of Sweden and is known as an international hub for transport and logistics and also carries the status as a designated node in the trans-European transport system TEN-T.
Role in COMBINE:
Within the framework of the COMBINE project, Region Örebro will carry out a pilot case study that investigates the potential of implementing special vehicles (for example longer/heavier trucks or autonomous vehicles) for transport to and from railway terminals. The studies will be done within work package 3, group of activity 4.