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Encyclopedia > Oslo Sporveier

Oslo Sporveier (or Sporveien) is the municipality transit authority of Oslo, Norway, owned by the city of Oslo. In 2003, the company had 2365 employees, and transported its 160 million passengers 710 million kilometres. Image File history File links Logo of Oslo Sporveier, Norway The municipality transit autority for the city of Oslo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... County Oslo NO-03 Landscape Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ...

Sporveien owns and operates the city's rapid transit infrastructure like the metro (Oslo T-bane) and the tram (Oslotrikken) networks, as well as most inner-city bus and ferry links. Metro and Subway redirect here. ... This page refers to urban rail mass transit systems. ... The T-bane is the subway system of Oslo, Norway. ... Street cars in New Orleans A modern tram in the Töölö district of Helsinki, Finland For modern innovations aimed at increasing the capacity and speed of tramway systems, see light rail. ... TheBus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... The Pride of Burgundy, a P&O Ferries car ferry on the Dover-Calais route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on short-distance, scheduled services. ...

There are currently major revisions to the infrastructure, paid in part by the city's surrounding toll roads in addition to government and municipality funding, upgrading the metro system for NOK 7 billion (€874 million, USD 1.1 billion), known as the MetrOslo project. A new RFID ticketing system with automatic turnstile barriers will be introduced in the beginning of 2006, and there will be a major upgrade of the rolling stock with new metrotrains from Austria delivered between 2006 and 2011. A toll road, turnpike or tollpike is a road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use. ... An EPC RFID tag used for Wal-Mart An RFID tag used for electronic toll collection Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) is a method of remotely storing and retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. ... A turnstile is a form of gate which allows movement of people into a building or venue, but not out. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A railroad car (or, more briefly, car), also known as an item of rolling stock in British parlance, is a vehicle on a railroad or railway that is not a locomotive - one that provides another purpose than purely haulage, although some types of car are powered. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2011 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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