Nockebybanan is a tram line between Nockeby and Alvik in the western suburbs of Stockholm, Sweden. The long line is part of the Storstockholms Lokaltrafik public transport network, and connects with the Stockholm Metro and Tvärbanan light rail at Alvik. Nockebybanan, also known as line 12, is operated by Veolia Transport.
The line was out of service for a year from June 1997 to June 1998 while it underwent significant renovation and modification to accommodate the new Flexity Swift (A32) trams.
Nockebybanan has a single line (line 12) with ten stops, running from Nockeby to Alvik in Bromma borough. At Alvik, passengers can change to the Stockholm Metro green line (lines 17, 18 and 19), or to Tvärbanan (line 22). The tramway is separated from roads, but has some level crossings. The journey time from Alvik to Nockeby is 14 minutes.
|12||Nockeby – Alvik||5.6 km||10|
The line is served by 30 meter long Flexity Swift trams, complemented with older trams (class A30 and B30) at rush hours. The oldest trams date back to the 1940s, but will be soon be replaced with the newer type. The depot and traffic control center are shared with Tvärbanan.
The line runs every 12 minutes during weekdays, every 6 minutes at rush hours and less often at nights and weekends. 8,000 passengers travel on Nockebybanan on a typical weekday.