[NO] In the picture: A bimodal FLIRT for Norske tog in Switzerland

Not long ago, Railcolor News informed you about the latest developments of Norske tog’s bimodal FLIRT. Now, we bring you a fresh photo update, featuring the trainset that is being tested in Switzerland.

On 20.06.2021, the bimodal FLIRT 76-02 of Norske tog > SJ Nord was spotted at Oberwinterthur, Switzerland. The trainset was on its way from Efringen-Kirchen to Romanshorn in Switzerland, pulled by a Swiss modern classic, Re 456 111:

Re 456 111 and BM 76-02 of Norske Tog > SJ Nord, seen in Oberwinterthur (CH) 20.06.2021 © Philippe Blaser

This is one of fourteen hybrid trains that are expected to enter commercial service for SJ Nord on local trains between Steinkler and Støren on the Trønderbanen line. The Expert article below brings further details, plus images from the pre-introductory tests in Norway:

[NO / Expert] In the picture: The bimodal FLIRT of Norske tog on tests in Bodø [updated]