As of December 2020, Midtjyske Jernbaner A/S will take over the responsibility for regional rail traffic on the state-owned rail line between Holstebro and Skjern.
Midtjyske Jernbaner A/S is one of the few privately owned railroad operators left in Denmark today. Midtjyske Jern-baner A/S was formed in 2008 as the result of a merger between Lemvigbanen and the former Odderbanen. Today, Odderbanen has again been segregated and is now part of Aarhus Letbane, and as a result of this, Midtjyske Jernbaner A/S today only counts the Lemvigbanen line.
Although Midtjyske Jernbaner A/S was formed in 2008, the Lemvigbanen line goes back a long time to 1879 when the first section of the line was built. Today, Midtjyske Jernbaner A/S acts as infrastructure owner, manager and operator of the Lemvigbanen line. The line is 60 km long and runs from Vemb to Lemvig and from Lemvig to Thyborøn. Mid-tjyske Jernbaner is owned by Midttrafik, Lemvig Municipality, Holstebro Municipality and a number of small