About MTR Stockholm

File 89Since autumn 2009 and for a minimum of eight years thereafter, MTR Stockholm (MTRS) has the responsibility for the running, planning and maintenance of the Stockholm underground system.  MTR Stockholm is a subsidiary of MTR Europe in London, and employs about 3,000 people. In our view, it's our task to make the underground even more appealing to Stockholmers. The underground is far more than a mode of transport; it's an absolutely critical piece of the puzzle that makes Stockholm work.

We have ambitious goals for how the underground will be developed and changed in future. Our aim is to create a world-class underground system. We understand the importance of the underground for all the travellers that use it on a daily basis. Every day, more than one million journeys are made, and these should all be a positive experience. With a real customer focus and with security, punctuality, cleanliness and service as our guiding principles, we will keep the blood flowing through the veins of Stockholm.

We want to ensure that you have the best possible journey.

Maintenance is handled by Tunnelbanan Teknik (TBT), which is a collaboration between MTR Stockholm and Norway's leading train maintenance company, Mantena.

Internally here at MTR we value an open environment with a close dialogue between company management, supervisors and staff. Our ambition is for our management to hold regular, informal meetings with the staff in order to encourage this essential dialogue and stimulate conversations that improve the day-to-day runnings of the organisation.

Constant improvements are a vital element of our operations. We have developed a process-based system that takes the opinions and suggestions of our staff into consideration, allowing us to provide an even better travel experience to our customers.

MTR in Hong Kong  

MTR (Mass Transit Railway) was founded in 1975 when the railway between Kowloon Bay and the Hong Kong peninsula was built. This is symbolised in the company's logo.

MTR was listed in the year 2000 and is now 77% state-owned and 23% public via the stock market.

In 2007, KCRC (Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation) merged with MTR to form a company providing all rail traffic within Hong Kong.

International projects

London Overground (commuter traffic) in partnership with Deutsche Bahn

Stockholm underground

Metro Trains Melbourne (commuter traffic) in partnership with UGL Rail and John Holland
5 large projects in China

Stockholm underground

Three lines

100 stations

108 km of track

5 depots

1.1 million journeys per day

Sustainable development

MTR Stockholm, like its parent company in Hong Kong, is working on a significant sustainability programme, and operates within the framework of the UITP Sustainability Value Charter

MTRS is certified according to ISO 14001 as well as environmental management system ISO 9001. 

Strong demands are made of our suppliers in order to fulfil sustainable development demands

Other quality and environmental initiatives from MTR Hong Kong include:

  • Clinton's environmental initiative: optimising energy consumption in Hong Kong stations
  • Performance requirements from electrical and mechanical systems in buildings
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