In connection with the Ski World Championship in Oslo, was the Holmenkollen line upgraded for approximately 400 million NOK in order to serve up to 9,000 passengers per hour.
The main purpose of the project was to upgrade the tracks so that the new MX3000-carriages could be used. Rytec were engaged in following up the actual construction work, including building management and control. Rytec was also on behalf of Oslo T-banedrift responsible for the approval process of MX3000 on the line.
Although the new Holmenkollen station has received most attention, the upgrade also involved the 17 other stations. It was set up new lighting masts and train side cameras. In addition was new information montre and SIS columns (real time information) mounted. The stations have been given a coat of paint and the platforms are paved.
The track continues along the old route, but do now have subway standard. This includes new conductor rail system, with power supply from air to live rail track in the track ladder. There was also an upgrade of rectifiers and cabling. On parts of the track ballast, sleepers and rails was replaced.