Saturday, March 28, 2015

Örebro - Storvik

 Arriving to Örebro with X40 (SJ Regional Stockholm-Göteborg).
 In Örebro, there are many art projects.

 Örebro central station.
 Another X40 at Örebro.
 Leaving towards Stockholm.
 Sunny spring day in Örebro.

 Central station building in the front, Örebro rättscentrum behind (police, court, prosecutor, prison in the same building).
 Olaus Petri church.

 A retro train parked in Örebro.
 X51 from Tågkompaniet is arriving.
 Similar trains are parked outside.
 Örebro watertower Svampen.
 Railway to Nora.
 Railway to Lindesberg.
 Meeting cargo train.
 Railway to Sala.
 Avesta Krylbo.
 Bridge over Dalälven in Avesta.
 Horndals bruk.

 Train continues to Gävle.
 Storvik is an important intersection station in Sweden.

 Station building is from 1875. Wilhelmina Skogh was once running a restaurant here, later on she became famous for running Grand Hotel in Stockholm and Villa Foresta in Lidingö.
 Storvik had once Europes longest platform (1km long).
 Wilhelminas vandrarhem (bed & breakfast).

 There are many beautiful buildings in such a small town as Storvik.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Winter 2015 - Mora, Rättvik

Trip number 6 during this winter, and the last one from this serie. Soon, it's time to book summer trips.
 This time it's heading north, the weather was beautiful this day. At Stockholm central, several X2 are parked.
 This train is an old style SJ Intercity, but comfortable enough for long trips.
 Passing by Hagalund, where the new X74 MTR Express is parked.
 Sala station
 Avesta Krylbo
 Borlänge airport

 X51 from Transitio in Borlänge.
 Dalälven river

 Approaching lake Siljan

 End stop for this train - Mora
 From Mora, further north there are several non-electrified railways, used for cargo and some passenger trains.
 Mora station
 Y1 train from Mora to Östersund under the brand Inlandsbanan.

 3 different trains at Mora station. Tågab, Inlandsbanan and SJ.

 Tågab is running a service between Mora and Göteborg.

 Bridge over Österdalälven

 Rättvik station

 Långbryggan pier built in 1895. The pier is 628m long.
 The lake is slowly defrosting
 People are enjoying the sun
 Tågkompaniet X51 is approaching Rättvik.

 In Borlänge, many trains are stopping, here is one from Gävle to Mjölby.
 SJ Intercity from Falun is arriving to Borlänge