Related Links

Swedish Railways & Museums

SJ – Statens JärnvägarSwedish State Railways, this site is more for taking bookings than for news. In Swedish.
SL – Storstockholms LokaltrafikThe Stockholm metro / T-bana. See also our new link for the art on the T-bana.
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). Website in Swedish with a summary in English.
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
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 Clubs & News

The Scandinavian Railways SocietyAn organisation based in the UK with a world-wide membership that brings its members news and articles from the railways of Denmark, Norway, Finland & Sweden – In English
Interessengemeinschaft Skandinavische EisenbahnenInterest Group Scandinavian Railways – based in Germany
Svenska JärnvägsklubbenThe Swedish Railway Club. Their journal is in Swedish, but their website has a good English section.
ModelljärnvägsmagasinetA professional model railway magazine devoted to Swedish interests, produced three times a year; text in Swedish but well illustrated and very informative.
(Swedish) Railway history in picturesLarge selection of Swedish railway pictures.
JärnvägSource of information about trains, routes, operators, and more; all in Swedish.
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.
Tekno-ByggA ‘cottage-based’ industry that produces small model components in brass and white-metal.
EntecManufacturer of useful high quality components for Swedish model railways, including signals and catenary. Web-site in Swedish only.
ModellproduktionProducer of (mainly) plastic kits in Sweden, including some especially interesting locomotives. Swedish text.
NMJNorwegian producer of models, including a good Swedish selection. Note: following Brexit you may want to move between their European site and their Norwegian site!
ModelltågA directory (in Swedish) of models produced for the Swedish railways
Stockholm Modelljärnvägsklubb (SMJ)Club in Stockholm that also produces railway models, books and paints
LokstalletSmall manufacturer of kits including former UGJ Models
ByggsvensktSmall manufacturer of etched kits and decals
Skultorps Vagn & LokVerkstadManufacturer of Swedish kits, including former Perlmodell brand
SwedtramManufacturer of Swedish Tram kits
HNollSwedish manufacturer of 1980s carriages.
EskaderModel shop in Stockholm; mostly Märklin, but has large second-hand collection, and many scenic items (building kits, cars, greenery, boats).
SymobaRetrofit couplings, as recently fitted to some FLMJ models

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-English!
The LocalMore up to date news from Sweden in English
SAS – Scandinavian Air ServiceThe Scandinavian way to fly to Sweden.
Swedish InstituteMore information about Sweden; SI also publish many books.
Swedish National Heritage BoardPreserving Sweden’s Heritage.

Other Railways

Little Red TrainTwo 7¼” gauge historic London Underground trains, owned by an AJF member.
Great Cockcrow RailwayA more local miniature railway with some members from AJF.
Daniel Hill’s Railway PhotosAJF member Daniel Hill’s photo gallery, which includes some pictures of 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.
Western Model Railway SocietyModel railway club in west London whose lamented 00-gauge railway features in older photos on the FLMJ website!