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Swedish Train Travel Providers

SJABThe national train operator
MTR ExpressLong Distance trains
FlixTrainLong Distance trains
SnälltågetLong Distance trains
VyOvernight trains to (and from) the North
SL (Storstockholms Lokaltrafik)Travel within Greater Stockholm
MälartågTravel around Mälardalen
The Blue TrainLuxury train travel
InlandsbananTrains along this historical route
UL (Upplands Lokaltrafik)Travel within Uppland
1409Where are all the trains? Here!

Swedish Railways & Museums

SpårvägsmuseetStockholm’s museum featuring the transport history of the capital city. (Re-opened at a new location, smaller, but hasn’t lost any of its charm or character!)
Art in the T-banaThe world’s longest art exhibition, with art at each of the 100 stations!
Östra Södermanlands JärnvägThis is a 600mm gauge railway running between Laggesta and Mariefred, and between Laggesta and Taxinge.
Lennakatten (Upsala-Lenna Jernväg)This is a preserved part of the Roslags railway in 891mm gauge, now with interchange at Uppsala Central Station!
Smalspårjärnvägar Västervik-HultsfredThis is what’s left of the former VHVJ – worth visiting (Railway and website).
Dressin HireDressin (Rail Cycle) hire available at Hultsfred, Virserum and Åseda on the former VHVJ route.
Böda Skogsjärnväg (Öland)This delightful little railway is all that’s left of the railways on Öland.
Göteborgs SpårvägarGothenburg trams
Nässjö JärnvägsmuseumRailway museum also offering many railtours through the year.

Swedish Railway Clubs & News

Scandianavian Railways SocietyInterest Group for Scandinavian Railways – based in the United Kingdom
Interessengemeinschaft Skandinavische EisenbahnenInterest Group for Scandinavian Railways – based in Germany
Svenska JärnvägsklubbenThe Swedish Railway Club. Produces “Tåg” magazine.
ModelljärnvägsmagasinetA professional model railway magazine devoted to Swedish interests, text in Swedish but well illustrated and very informative.
(Swedish) Railway history in picturesLarge selection of Swedish railway pictures.
Hans Högman’s History of Railways in SwedenVery well detailed history of Sweden’s Railways
JärnvägSource of information about trains, routes, operators, and more; all in Swedish.
Swedish Railway SignallingModern SJ signalling: subtle difference (80kmh) with existing signals and new aspects for new lines!
Where the description of the Distant Signals says “… in advance of the home signal in question,” it should of course be “… to the rear of the home signal in question”.
Swedish Railway Signalling – OverviewA very brief (but beautifully illustrated) introduction to Swedish Railway Signalling. Text in English.
Swedish Railway Signalling – Technical HistoryTechnical history of Swedish railway signalling (in Swedish only).
Swedish LocosDetails about every loco operated by SJ or GC, and other information

Swedish Model Railway Shops & Manufacturers

MJ-HobbyexpertenThis is Stockholm’s leading supplier of model railways with, understandably, a good Swedish selection.
StenvallsRailway (and other hobby) bookstore in Malmö with good mail order service.
Eskader Model shop in Stockholm; mostly Märklin, but has large second-hand collection, and many scenic items (building kits, cars, greenery, boats).
Trafik-Nostalgiska Förlaget‘Transport’ themed book publisher and shop in Gamla Stan
Stockholm Modelljärnvägsklubb (SMJ) Club in Stockholm that also produces railway models, books and paints
HNoll Swedish manufacturer of 1980s carriages.
ByggsvensktSmall manufacturer of etched kits & chassis/drives; and decals
Skultorps Vagn & LokVerkstad (SV&LV) Manufacturer of Swedish kits, including former Perlmodell brand
WinterZone Producer of many useful accessories for railway and surrounding environment.
Entec Manufacturer of useful high quality components for Swedish model railways, including signals and catenary. Web-site in Swedish only.
Tekno-ByggManufacturer of small model components in brass and white-metal.
LokstalletManufacturer of kits including former UGJ Models
SwedTram Manufacturer of Swedish Tram kits
Modelltåg A directory (in Swedish) of models produced for the Swedish railways
DekasDanish producer of models, including Swedish.
NMJNorwegian producer of models, including Swedish; and 1960s carriages especially.
SymobaRetrofit couplings, as recently fitted to some FLMJ/RTJ models
Model Train PricesWebsite helping people compare model train prices across 900+ shops, including ±20 shops in Sweden.

Swedish Model Railways

Miniature Kingdon (Kungsör)Swedish model railway in Kungsör, open at weekends
Finspångs ModelljärnvägsklubbSwedish model railway club in Finspång, visits by appointment
Hallsbergs ModelljärnvägsföreningSwedish model railway club in Hallsberg, sproadic open events

General Sweden

Radio SwedenSweden’s news in American (Simplified English)!
SAS – Scandinavian Air ServiceThe Scandinavian way to fly to Sweden.
Swedish InstituteMore information about Sweden; SI also publishes many books.
Swedish National Heritage BoardPreserving Sweden’s Heritage.

Other Railways

Little Red Train @ Phoenix HillThe London Underground in 1:8 scale and various other trains, including a Swedish H0 interest.
Great Cockcrow RailwayAn inspirational miniature railway where several AJK/AJF members have volunteered over the years.
Spinney Light RailwayAnother miniature railway, not open to the general public, but interesting and inspiring, and in which some of us had an active interest.
Daniel Hill’s Railway PhotosAJF member Daniel Hill’s photo gallery, which includes some pictures from the FLMJ.
The European Railway ServerThis is a site dedidcated to all European railways. It contains an excellent photo gallery and a stock list for many European railways (SJ included) plus a Railway Software section and other articles of interest to the enthusiast.
RailserveDirectory of Rail-Related websites.
The UK Model Shop DirectoryThe largest resource for British Outline Model Railway enthusiasts everywhere. Providing a Model Shop directory with A-Z Maps for the UK, Suppliers directory, Events Calendar, Societies listings and links.
Model Railway ForumQuestions and answers to many railway modelling topics, managed by one of our Friends.
Western Model Railway SocietyModel railway club in west London whose lamented 00-gauge railway features in older photos on this website!