The Bridge (Danish: Broen Danish pronunciation: ; Swedish: Bron Swedish pronunciation: ) is a Nordic noir crime television series created and written by Hans Rosenfeldt.A joint creative and financed production between Sweden's Sveriges Television and Denmark's Danmarks Radio, it has been shown in more than 100 countries.. The 16 km long Oresund link between Sweden and Denmark is now complete. The Oresund bridge link between Denmark and Sweden, Europe, Baltic Sea. Photograph: Johner Images/Getty Images Not since 1675 has there been such tension on the border. In 1991, the governments of Denmark and Sweden agreed to jointly construct this massive project, and while it took a while, the Oresund Bridge officially opened on July 1, 2000. [4][5], The idea was dropped during World War II, but picked up again thereafter and studied in significant detail in various Danish-Swedish government commissions through the 1950s and 1960s. The Öresund Bridge is a combined rail and road bridge. An earlier version of this article carried a picture incorrectly identified as being of the Oresund bridge between Denmark and Sweden. Traffic between Sweden and Denmark. The Øresund bridge between Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden. Perfect for travelers wanting a quick connection between Sweden and Denmark without flying, the Øresund Bridge carries more than 60,000 travelers daily, both local commuters and tourists. For tourists, there’s also an obvious advantage; day trips from Denmark to Sweden (or the other way around) are now a realistic possibility. The crossing is completed by the 4-kilometre (2.5 mi) Drogden Tunnel from Peberholm to the Danish island of Amager. It was opened in the year of 2000 and links the two metropolitan areas of Malmö in Sweden and Copenhagen in Denmark. Since 2004, the rare green toad has also been spotted on the island, now one of the largest populations in Denmark. The construction of the Great Belt Fixed Link (1988-1998), connecting Zealand to Funen and thence to the Jutland Peninsula, and the Øresund Bridge have connected Central and Western Europe to Sweden by road and rail. The first 8 kilometres is on the bridge, the final 4km is through the world’s longest underwater tunnel that takes you to the artificial island of Peberholm. The railway in Malmö thus uses the Danish standard. Community member This unique roadway connects the Danish capital of Copenhagen to the Swedish city of Malmö. Though delays and closing rarely occur, you can check the bridge traffic and toll information before you travel. It is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe, running nearly 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the Swedish coast to the artificial island Peberholm in the middle of the strait. The bridge has drastically cut journey times between Sweden and Denmark, making it possible to hop from one country to another in lightning-quick time. The connection will be entirely user-financed. Construction began in 1995, with the bridge opening to traffic on 1 July 2000. Besides a popular annual bridge discount subscription (called BroPas) aimed at commuters, travelers might want to consider purchasing a 10-trip pass with a 30 percent discount. [28] The gain is estimated to be SEK 6.5 billion per year but this could be increased to 7.7 billion by removing the three biggest obstacles to integration and mobility, the two largest being that non-EU nationals in Sweden are not allowed to work in Denmark and that many professional qualifications and merits are not mutually recognised.[29]. Copenhagen Airport at Kastrup has its own railway station close to the western bridgehead. Single-use toll passes for cars up to 6 meters, or just under 20 feet, in length cost EUR 50 as of April 2018; larger vehicles up to 10 meters in length (32.8 feet) and those towing trailers with a combined length of 15 meters (16.4 feet) or less cost EUR 100. The Oresund Bridge is the bridge across the sea between just south of Copenhagen and Malmo in Sweden. The bridge joins Drogden tunnel on the artificial island of Peberholm (Pepper Islet). There were challenges related to the difference in electrification and signalling between the Danish and Swedish railway networks. Coordinates: 55°34′N 12°51′E / 55.57°N 12.85°E / 55.57; 12.85. The line is signalled according to the standard Swedish system across the length of the bridge. This has now been changed. 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