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4rail.net - Diesel Multiple Units in Sweden



Created for 4rail.net by John McKey, Ilkka Siissalo and Andreas Ehnberg. Pictures by Ilkka Siissalo, Gerry Putz, Nick Slocombe and John McKey.



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SL X60 dashing by Hagalund yard in Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Electric Multiple Units Page describes almost all EMUs found in Sweden. This unit also belongs to Stockholm Area RR Page.

MTAB De3 number 1219 in Kiruna Sweden
Swedish Electric Locomotives Page
brings you majority of the electric locomotives, both old and new.


MTAB De3 number 1219 in Kiruna Sweden
Sweden's Main Page is a great place to start browsing on the Swedish railroading.


GC Td number 361 is switching at the Luleå old harbor, Sweden
Swedish Diesel Locomotives Pageis a huge reference with tens of interesting loco types!

Many interesting DMU types are in daily or museum operation in Sweden. This page is being built to bring you reference material and stories aorund these. There are also pages for Electric Multiple UnitsElectric Locomotives, Diesel Locomotives and MOV Equipment.  
 
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 Norrtåget
Norrtåget Y31 number 1429 in Umeå. Sweden Y-31 of Norrtåget

Units used by Norrtåget: 1 - 2
Unit numbers: 1422, 1429
Maximum allowed speed: 140 km/h (87 mph)
Capacity: 100 seats in second class
Power systems: 2 x MAN 2842 diesel, hydraulic, 960 kW (1280 hp), 120 kN (26'980 lbf)
Usage: regional traffic on nonelectrified routes


  Detailed information on class Y31...

 Svenskt Tågkraft
Tågkraft Y1 number 1353 in Gällivare, Sweden Y-1 of Tågkraft
Svenskt Tågkraft is one of the owners of the classic Y-1 model.

Units used by Tågkraft: 3
Unit numbers: 13xx, including 1353
Maximum allowed speed: 130 km/h (81 mph)
Capacity: originally 68 seats in second class
Power systems
: Fiat or Volvo diesel, hydraulic, 294 kW (394 hp), re-engining is typical
Usage: mostly tourist traffic, surplus DMUs


  Detailed information on class Y1...

 Värmlands Trafik
Värmlands trafik Y31 number 1416 in Kristinehamn, Sweden Y-31 used by Värmlands Trafik, owner Transitio
The newer "standard" DMU Italian Itino fleet for Sweden is shared by many operators.

Units used by VT: 3 > 5, man. in 2002- 2010 by Bombardier
Unit numbers: 1414 - 1416, 1420 - 1421
Maximum allowed speed: 140 km/h (87 mph)
Capacity: 86 + 14 seats in second class
Power systems: 2 x MAN 2842 diesel, 960 kW (1280 hp), Voith Y212bre hydraulic transmission, 120 kN (26'980 lbf)
Usage
: regional traffic mainly on nonelectrified routes


  Detailed information on class Y31...


Värmlands trafik Y1 number 1295 in Kristinehamn, Sweden Y-1
For Värmlands Trafik the old Y-1 rail buses are mostly in reserve, parked and most sold to third parties.

Units used by VT: unknown
Unit numbers: 12xx, including 1295
Maximum allowed speed
: 130 km/h (81 mph)
Capacity: originally 68 seats in second class
Power systems: Fiat or Volvo diesel, hydraulic, 294 kW (394 hp) or 420 kW (563 hp), re-engining is typical
Usage: reserve DMUs


  Detailed information on class Y1...
 Västtrafik (and Kinnekullatåg)
Västtrafik Kinnekullatåget Y31 number 1214 in Hallsberg, Sweden  
Västtrafik Y1 number 1285 in Odensburg, Sweden  
   
   
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 Other Subjects on Sweden

SL X60 dashing by Hagalund yard in Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Electric Multiple Units Page describes almost all EMUs found in Sweden. This unit also belongs to Stockholm Area RR Page.

MTAB De3 number 1219 in Kiruna Sweden
Swedish Electric Locomotives Page
brings you majority of the electric locomotives, both old and new.
MTAB De3 number 1219 in Kiruna Sweden
Sweden's Main Page is a great place to start browsing on the Swedish railroading.
GC Td number 361 is switching at the Luleå old harbor, Sweden
Swedish Diesel Locomotives Page is a huge reference with tens of interesting loco types!


LKAB IORE units 121 and 125 behind the stables, Kiruna, Sweden
IORE electric locomotives are heaviest in Europe, see IORE theme page for pictures and video...   See also our popular Visions series "Running with IORE" article!
MTAB IORE units at Torneträsk in northern Sweden
Malmbana in the Sweden's and Norway's North is a major ore railroad with heaviest equipment in Europe.
SSRT Rc6 number 1335 with a regional at Riksgränsen, Sweden
Like with any busy mainline, also the Malmbana sees a multitude of locomotive models, all equipped for tough winter conditions.
MTAB Dm3 1226-x-x, Luleå, Sweden
King of the road before the advent of the heavy IORE locos the Dm3/Dm locomotives pulled heavy ore trains for decades, some of them upgraded twice enroute!


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