When Oslo’s former main airport, Fornebu, was decommissioned in 1998 attention turned to how best make use of the land situated just outside the city. The whole site has since been redeveloped and is now a sizeable business park, boasting some 20,000 jobs and almost 8,000 new apartments.
A rail connection to the city was envisaged initially, but proved difficult to agree on politically. Years of discussions ensued: which rail system to adopt? Driverless? Traditional heavy rail? Light rail or metro link? Or even a monorail?