This blog is about trains and places related to railways in Sweden and other countries. Most trips are started from Stockholm.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
(Please note this post was made 2017-03-16). Next day after my visit to Malmö, I'm returning back passing through Nässjö, Falköping and Örebro.
In Nässjö, I'm changing trains to Västtåg X53 from 2001. The train has been extended from 2 to 3 coaches in 2008. Jönköpingsbanan railway between Nässjö and Falköping has been operated by Vättertåg between 1994 and 2010, and since 2010 by Västtåg.
Y32 at Nässjö
Meeting another Västtåg
After Tenhult, the railway level is descending towards the lake Vättern level.
Jönköping. It is the 9th largest city in Sweden, located between Göteborg and Stockholm, nevertheless the train communication to these cities is far from good. Today it takes about 2h to Göteborg and almost 4h to Stockholm with changes in Falköping or Nässjö. The new high speed railway Götalandsbanan would reduce these travel times dramatically, Jönköping-Göteborg would take less than 1h.
Jönköpingsbanan is a single track railway, our train have to wait for a meeting train.
Passing close to Gerumsberget which is a plateau mountain, 326m above sea level.
TMZ from Three T
I'm changing trains here
X40 is my next train
This is one of highest places along the Västra Stambanan railway
In 2014 the replacement of overhead catenary system was ongoing.