- Hazardous goods
Hazardous goods can be transported across the Øresund Bridge at no extra cost. Certain restrictions are in force to ensure the safety of road users and personnel on the bridge.
Road tunnels with restrictions on dangerous goods vehicles are classified into five tunnel categories, A-E.
The Øresund Tunnel is assigned to the following tunnel categories:
During the period 06.00 am – 07.00 pm every day: Category D
During the period 07.00 pm – 06.00 am every day: Category B
Tunnel category D implies a restriction (prohibition) on dangerous goods which could result in a major explosion, an explosion, a comprehensive poison spill or a comprehensive fire. See the provisions of ADR, Part 8, Section 8.6.
Tunnel category D implies a restriction (prohibition) on dangerous goods which could result in a major explosion.
See the provisions of ADR, Part 8, Section 8.6.
Tunnel restrictions shall not apply when dangerous goods are carried in accordance with ADR, Section 1.1.3 about exceptions.
The Danish and Swedish authorities have a responsibility for ensuring that the regulations governing the transport of hazardous goods across the Øresund Bridge are complied with.
The transport of hazardous goods across the Øresund Bridge incurs no additional charges provided the vehicle can pass through the toll station in the normal way. If the transport is especially long, wide, high or heavy, special charges apply. Read more about special transports.
If you as a carrier are unsure how the rules affect you, please contact your safety adviser.