Railcolor Classic

Their number grows by the day. Classic electrics and diesels in new, happy liveries. This page brings pictures of former state railway locomotives, now having a new purpose: They haul commercial trains for open access operators. They are often repainted, in happy new liveries, or in retro color schemes.

[SE] X2000 cars return to Sweden after modernization by ABB

In 2014, technology group ABB from Switzerland won a 200 million dollar contract to supply new electrical systems for 36 ‘SJ 2000’ high-speed trains of SJ, Sweden’s state-owned rail operator. […]

[RO] This is the ‘AstraTranscarpatic’ – new competition in Romania

Astra Vagoane Călători is taking up the challenge. During the past year, the rolling stock manufacturer from Romania has refurbished passenger coaches to start its own overnight train service: the […]