Kramfors is in Ångermanland.
The city and several outlying villages became the center of lumber and pulp industry in Sweden during late 19th century. As an important industrial center the town saw a boom during the first half of the 20th century but has since then been declining in population and strategic importance. Kramfors is also famous in Swedish labour history, it was in the nearby village of Lunde that military police opened fire upon striking workers, killing five and injuring many more. Even today there is a strong presence of the labour movement.
However, Kramfors and the whole of Ångermanland is also famous for its beautiful nature and Höga Kusten with unique natural scenery featured as a UNESCO World Heritage.
There are passenger trains available to/from Kramfors. Both regional trains and express X2000/X3000 trains between Stockholm and Umeå and the rest of the world, all will make stop-overs in Kramfors, there is also night train stop-overs. Regional buses also connects to Kramfors.