Cancelled departures at Stockholm's Central train station

Promises to Do Better

The chairman of the board of the Swedish National Railways, Ulf Adelsohn, promises they’ll be better prepared next winter. He tells Swedish Radio News they’ll be replacing old cars, and working closely with the Swedish Rail Administration, which maintains the tracks.

Stockholm Public Transport has rejected criticism from a union that the current problems could have been avoided if they hadn’t tried to save on maintenance. A spokesman tells Radio Stockholm they are as prepared as any major city in the world.

Following the record heavy snow, there are now warnings of what will happen when Spring finally arrives and the snow melts. Swedish Radio News reports that several municipalities have begun preparations to deal with possible floods.

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