Live from Slussen - It's Radio Sweden!
Today's broadcast is from Slussen, in the heart of Stockholm. It's where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic, where the Old Town island meets the southern Stockholm island of Södermalm. It’s an important traffic node, bringing together road, bus, rail and underground transport. In this half hour from Radio Sweden we discuss the past and future of Slussen, the Sweet Spot Sweden campaign, meet the band the Stockholm Hamsters, and take a look back at some of the news of the week.
Here are some photos of Slussen today, and the plans for the future.
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Plans are afoot to rebuild Slussen and we talked to Planning Architect Martin Schröder about the project:
Peter Lindqvist, the head of the Stockholm Visitor's Board, told us about the Sweet Spot Sweden campaign:
For more than one hundred years people from Stockholm have been getting on the train here at Slussen, and heading off for a day by the seaside:
To end the program, we met the band the Stockholm Hamsters: