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What are my rights if my train journey is delayed in Sweden?

Passengers awaiting a delayed train in Lund. Photo: Johan Nilsson / TT

Published: 24.Jul.2019 11:59 hrs

More and more people use Sweden's trains every year, both for daily commuting to work and for longer trips on weekends and holidays. But extreme weather, technical issues, and roadworks can all lead to delays on the trip. Here's what you need to know about your rights to compensation if that happens.

During June, three out of every ten of Sweden's long distance trains were delayed, according to the Swedish Transport Administration, and last weekend thousands were affected by problems in southern Sweden.

In Sweden, you can apply for compensation in many instances, and will sometimes be refunded the entire cost of your ticket plus expenses, but not everyone claims the refunds they're entitled to.

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