We finished very strongly in the fourth quarter. We had better results than in the previous year and the number of trips hit a new record, and then you should remember that we hit a record high in 2017, " says Fritzson to the TT.
It is no exaggeration to say that persontågtrafiken ended up in a golden opportunity, but that the companies concerned had to do so much about it.
But what can SJ do to attract all the climate conscious swedes who, despite everything, connecting the railroad to the delays and cancellations of trains?
the last few years for our product to become even more attractive. It's all about communication with customers, ticketing reservation system, how we handle customers on board and we have reduced our costs significantly, which has meant that we have been able to lower the prices. Now, we are also making the largest investment in SJ's history, sek 10 billion in new vehicles. This means that we can increase our capacity by 50 per cent, " says Fritzson.
Still fell the timeliness of the SJ's long and medeldistanståg from 90 percent in 2017 to 86 per cent last year.
that's part of the delays is close to 10 per cent. The rest can be blamed on the infrastructure, in practice, the Swedish transport administration. The heat and the fires last summer also caused serious delays with the off trail and heat distortion.
– The most important thing for us is, of course, that we have an infrastructure that we can run on. Now it will be a large investment, but it will take time. Where have the Swedish transport administration to take responsibility so that the maintenance be scheduled in a way so that disruption to consumer is as small as possible. What we also have to work on is to get the longer term in our flight schedule. We can't talk about the summer of 2019 in February. In February 2019, we talk about the years 2021-22, says Fritzon.
during the fourth quarter amounted to 2.142 million, from 2.087 million in the corresponding period in 2017. For the full year stopped sales of 7.874 million, an increase of 94 million compared with 2017. Röreselresultatet declined, however, to 468 million from 666 million in 2017.
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