"Weather and engineering works put to it on trains last year. The delays increased and the timeliness of the persontågen was the worst in several years, showing the Swedish transport administration's numbers."
"In 2018, com 87,8% of persontågen forward in time, according to the transport agency's preliminary statistics. It is 2.5 percentage points lower than the year before – and for the first time in several years that the figure falls below 90 per cent."
"the Train will arrive more than five minutes behind schedule or cancelled are counted as delays in the statistics."
"Roberto Maiorana, trafikledningschef at the Swedish transport administration, insists that the 2018 was a record number of trains in Sweden, nearly one million, and the number of passengers increased by three per cent."
"– We also have never made so many efforts in the form of maintenance or during capital working are excluded in the railway. This means that we had a tough situation from the beginning, " he explains."
"in Addition to the commanded 2018 on a long and snowy winter which led to many cancellations of train and wildlife accidents when the animals came to the track area. The rapid cover of the warmer weather led to tjälskador and during the summer hit rail of fires and the record heat distortion."
"– It contributes to our punctuality goes down compared with a fairly stable time in quite a number of years, " says Roberto Maiorana."
"A small ray of hope is, however, in the statistics: For december, the timeliness 91,4 percent, the highest for a month of December since 2014."
"– In the autumn we have taken a number of measures and the estimates we already give a small effect in december, " he says, and mentions as an example that no maintenance work is allowed during important reshelger like christmas."
"the Swedish transport administration's goal is a 95% punctuality 2020."
"the Statistics on tågtrafikens timeliness indicates how large the proportion of trains that have reached their destination in the right time. The trains are on time if they come forward within five minutes after the arrival time according to timetable. In the statistics for persontågen also includes the train set or were added later than at 00:00 the day before departure. Set train count in the statistics as a delayed train."
"last year came 87,8 per cent of all passenger trains in Sweden up until the final stop more than five minutes behind schedule, according to the transport agency's preliminary statistics. It is 2.5 percentage points lower than in 2017."
"Best went on kortdistanstågen, about half of all passenger trains. These had a punctuality of 92.5%, compared with 93,4% in 2017."
"the Figure of the medeldistanstågen, which accounts for 42 per cent of the persontågen, was 84.8 per cent, against 88.8 percent the year before."
"Of långdistanstågen, approximately 8% of the persontågen, came 71.9 percent of the time. The year before the figure was 78.3 per cent."
"Godstågens punctuality low of 73.2 per cent, as against 80.8 percent in 2017."
"the Worst month for the persontågen 2018 was may. 85.1 percent came in time."
"the Highest punctuality was december when 91,4 per cent arrived at their destination in the right time."