SL new partner to the Stockholm City Line Tunnel Run 2017

By on September 28, 2016

Very pleased to have the SL in the group cooperation partners. SL has a natural position as a stakeholder to raise awareness about the new possibilities for travelers that Citybanan offer, says Tomas Hoszek Secretary General for Lidingöloppet.

Lidingöloppet has after application to the Swedish Transport Administration had the opportunity to use the City Line service and evacuation tunnel arena for the race Stockholm Tunnel Run – City Line. The race is scheduled for the 25th of March and will be about 8 km.

During the course, participants will have an unforgettable experience while running. The race will only happen once, then the tunnel will remain closed to the public.

We see the race as the starting point for an extensive information campaign about the changes Citybanan means for commuter services in Stockholm. When the two new stations – Stockholm City and Stockholm Odenplan – opens next summer will travel to change and we need to prepare our passengers in the best way, says Anders Sköld, Director of Programs City Line SL.

SL has overall responsibility for providing a well-developed, easily accessible and reliable public transport. Every day, nearly 800 000 people in SL. The two new stations along the City Line will be an integral part of the commuter network in which all commuter trains will stop.

March 25th, a new one-off races to be held in the new City Line service tunnel. The race stretches over 8km and has space for 40 000 runners. The start is at Karolinska and goal takes place on Södermalm (Medborgarplatsen).

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