Storstockholms Lokaltrafik
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Storstockholms Lokaltrafik
Stockholm Public Transport
Native name
Aktiebolaget Storstockholms Lokaltrafik
TypePrivately held aktiebolag
Revenue19.269 billion SEK (roughly EUR1.88 billion)
OwnerStockholm County Council Edit this at Wikidata
A commuter train with the SL logotype at Stockholm Central station

Stockholm Public Transport (Swedish: Aktiebolaget Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, lit.'Stock Company Greater Stockholm Local Transit'), formerly Stockholm Transport and commonly referred to as SL,[1] is the organisation running all of the land based public transport systems in Stockholm County.

SL has its origins in AB Stockholms Spårvägar (SS), a city-owned public transit company which started in 1915 by the City of Stockholm with the aim to deprivatize the two separate private tramway networks into one more efficient company. SS would in the late 1920s also acquire private motorbus companies. The first part of the Stockholm Metro was opened in 1950. SS was renamed to SL in January 1967 when the metro, local train, and bus operations in Stockholm County were merged into a single organisation under the supervision of Stockholm County Council. The different mass transit systems within the County had until then been run by different organisations, Statens Järnvägar, private companies and companies owned by the local municipalities.

In 1993 SL began to use independent contractors for the operation and maintenance of the different transport systems. For bus traffic the operators own the buses, but for rail bound traffic the SL own the trains, and the contractors operate them.


Keolis-owned articulated MAN Lion's City bus with SL branding

The contractors used by SL are as of July 2019 the following:[2]


  1. ^ "Stockholm Transport". AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. Archived from the original on 2007-06-15. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Trafikförändringsdokument SL-trafiken 2018/2019 (T19)" (PDF) (in Swedish). Stockholm County Council. 2018-10-01. p. 5. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Arriva". AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Busslink". AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "MTR". AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. Retrieved .[dead link]
  6. ^ "Nobina". AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. Archived from the original on December 20, 2008. Retrieved .

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