Ringsted-Fehmarn

Ringsted-Fehmarn: The railway connecting Europe

Banedanmark will build a railway line connecting to the future fixed link across the Fehmarn Belt, according to the treaty ratified between Denmark and Germany.

The project includes an extra track alongside the existing track between Vordingborg and the southern part of Holeby, where the line connects to the fixed link across Fehmarn Belt. 

Upgrading to 200 km/h

The line will be upgraded to 200 km/ h for passenger trains, from the current 160 km/h (Ringsted-Vordingborg) and 120 km/h (Vordingborg-Rødby Havn).

Electrification and new signals

The line will be electrified all the way from Ringsted to Holeby, and in line with the rest of the Danish railways network, it will have a new signalling system, designed to ensure better punctuality and reliability.
Read more about the electrification or the New signals

Change to the schedule

The upgrade of the line between Ringsted and Nykøbing F Station will be completed in 2021 and the electrification in 2024.
It is still to be decided when the line across Lolland will be completed.  

Facts

Double track:
A new extra track along the existing line between Vordingborg and south of Holeby

Purpose:
Gives a boost to the infrastructure linking Scandinavia to Europe

200 km/h:
The line speed will be upgraded to 200 km/h

Electrification:
The line will be electrified all the way

Expected opening:
To be decided

Budget:
EUR 1.3 billion