Bilder: Trafikverket

About KAJT


The program “Capacity in the railway traffic system” (in Swedish: Kapacitet i järnvägstrafiken – KAJT) aims at strengthening the railway systems ability to meet the transportation needs of society. The research goal in the program is to optimize the usage of the railway system and create efficient and reliable traffic movements with associated services. KAJT contributes to providing the railway industry with better concepts, tools and methods based on infrastructural conditions at strategic, tactical and operational level so that Swedish railway become the world leader in efficiency, quality and flexibility.

Please read the annual report and the project catalog (in Swedish).

Vision and program

The vision is a future rail system with maximum capacity and punctuality.

KAJT’s contributuion to the vision is excellent research in collaboration.

Operations are conducted in accordance with KAJT Program Statement:

KAJT should:

  • Conduct research on railway capacity with high international standards and research that is visible in important journals and conferences.
  • Provide the industry with expertice through educating people with PhD- or licentiate degreesand contributing to creating an attractive environment where these people can continue to work.
  • Contribute with knowledge, concepts, methods and tools that the industry can further refine and implement.
  • Be a requested part in international and national projects and a hub for KAJT-related questions in swedish railway industry.
  • Be a meeting place for problem owners and researchers and have an active interaction with R&D clients, R&D performers and other railway industry.
  • Work with issues that are current, well-defined and industry-relevant with a clear benefit to stakeholders.

Research program

See here for more information about KAJT's research program.