is a municipal owned public transport
operator of Oslo
, the name meaning simply "public transportation producer". It operates the trackage and maintains the stock of the Oslo Metro
and Oslo Tramway
, as well as owning eight operating subsidiaries. In 2005, its 2,365 employees transported 160 million passengers 710 million kilometers, and since 2008 it has operated on contract with the public transport authority Ruter
On 1 July 2006, Oslo Sporveier
changed their name to Kollektivtransportproduksjon. The name Oslo Sporveier was taken over by a new administrative company for public transportation in Oslo, the Oslo Public Transport Administration
. This merged with Stor-Oslo Lokaltrafikk
to form Ruter from 2008. Kollektivtransportproduksjon is itself responsible for the rail infrastructure in Oslo. The Oslo Metro is operated by the subsidiary Oslo T-banedrift
while the Oslo Tramway is operated by the subsidiary Oslo Sporvognsdrift
. Some of the city buses are operated by the subsidiaries Sporveisbussene
, though these are subject to public service obligation
contracts with Ruter.
The responsibility for maintenance and infrastructure is in the hands of the mother company. In addition to the operational subsidiaries of the company, Kollektivtransportproduksjon also owns three other subsidiaries. AS Sporvognsannonsene is responsible for sale of advertisement
on the buses and rails. This company cooperates with......