Prognos över framtida kompetens- och resursbehov knutet till svensk infrastruktur för spårburen trafik: delrapport 3 av 3 i projektet ”Prognosmodell för framtida kompetens- och resursbehov knutet till svensk infrastruktur för spårburen trafik”


The starting point of prognosis is the infrastructure managers’ long-term budgets, composed of thousands of budgeted measures with planned execution dates. The budgets have been collected from the Swedish Transport Administration, Region Stockholm and Gothenburg office of traffic. By using so-called action category models, each action’s cost is distributed across different segments of the railway industry: infrastructure managers, consultant companies and railway contractors. In (Svanberg et al. 2020) a mapping of personnel with railway specific competence is presented. The data includes 16 railway agents and 58 different professions. The number of persons with railway specific competence amounts to 5 865 persons distributed accordingly: 3 654 persons from railway contractors, 1 377 persons from consultant companies and 834 persons from infrastructure managers.

The prognosis of future personnel need with railway specific competence is presented for the time period 2019‒2025. The total predicted need for personnel with this competence by 2025 is 7 032 persons, which is an increase by 20 % compared to today’s number of personnel. Primarily, personnel at the consultant companies and infrastructure managers are affected by the increased need. The largest gap of personnel during the studied period will affect the railway contractors in year 2021 and amount to 870 persons.



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