About the Oresund Bridge
The Oresund Bridge is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe, connecting Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden. Oreund Bridge opened in 2000 and since then thousands of cars and trains have crossed the strait between Denmark and Sweden. The bridge is a road and rail link consistsof of both a bridge, a tunnel and the artificial island Peberholmen.. It is an approximately 16 km long road and rail link between Sweden and Denmark. But it is much more than that. The Oresund Bridge has created a region with a population of 3.7 million inhabitants.
The bridge runs from the Swedish coast out 8 kilometres to the man-made island of Peberholm, built to enable traffic to pass from the bridge to the tunnel. From Peberholm, the immersed tunnel is 4km long linking to the Danish island of Amager.