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  1. Old Timer

    Old Timer Established Member

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    I shall be going to Sweden next week.

    Can anyone suggest a loco-hauled route or have any suggestions for a decent ride out ?

    Thanks in advance
     
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  3. Eagle

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    Not loco-hauled, but I hear (from my sister) that trains across the Øresund Bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen are fairly spectacular.

    Watch out though, some of them are run by a certain Scottish company whose name begins with 'F'... ;)
     
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    They only have a minority stake in DSBFirst though.

    Probably a bit far north but you could go see the IOREs/Dm3 (if there are any still running, IIRC there is a second batch of IOREs on order) on very heavy ore trains. Don't expect much daylight running at this time of year though.
     
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    the Malmo-Berlin sleeper is loco hauled, as presumably are other sleepers in Sweden
     
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    From where?

    If in Stockholm you can do Stockholm-Gävle, for the rail museum, loco hauled. Take the 07.26 out.
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    I shall be in Stockholm over the weekend and was considering Stockholm to Malmo to Gotenborg to Stockholm - accepting that Malmo to Gotenborg will be an EMU

    The alternative would be to look at something going north through Upsala.
     
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    I would definitely consider going north through Uppsala and Gävle. As I said, there is the rail museum at Gävle, which is very much worth a visit.
     
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    Isn't Gälve where they have the combusting christmas goat?
     
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    Not for much longer. First are hated by both the Danes and the Swedes, and there is a growing movement to kick them out.
     
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