Charter trains

EWIII – commuter train with locomotive

It doesn’t get longer than this.

These air-conditioned, six-carriage commuter trains from the 1970s were completely refurbished in 2004. They offer a high level of seating comfort and boast an attractive design. The trains have 320 to 343 seats and there are no steps in the areas between the carriages. Travel times are also attractive, as the trains have a top speed of 140 km/h.

  • 320 – 343 Number of seats
  • suitable for serving refreshments Special catering train
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    General information EWIII – commuter train with locomotive

    • 9 Quantity
    • 1973–1975 Put into service

    6 sections with the carriages AD/ABS, A, B, B, B, Bt and locomotive Re 465 Technical data, features

    Technical data

    • 6 Number of carriages 6 sections with the carriages AD/ABS,A,B,B,B,Bt and locomotive Re 465
    • 165 m Length
    • 263.0 t Weight
    • 6,400 kW Power output
    • 140 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 63 Seats (first class)
    • 280 Seats (second class)
    • Folding seats (second class)
    • 31 Standing room (second class) No circulation areas, 3 people per m2
    • First class or luggage compartment Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • First class or luggage compartment Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 8 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • No Low-floor entrance
    • Yes Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • No Passenger information on the train
    • Yes Passenger information in the train acoustic
    • 6 WC Not wheelchair-accessible
    • No Baby changing facilities in WC
    • No Video surveillance
    • No Power sockets for electronic devices First and second class
    • Carpet Flooring (first class)
    • Rubber Flooring (second class)
    • Yes Rubbish bin at seats
    • No Newspaper collection box
    • Kambly train Wrap advertising train

    6-section Re 420 with the carriages AD, A, A, B, B, Bt Technical data, features

    Technical data

    • 3 Number of carriages 6-section Re 420 with the carriages AD, A, A, B, B, Bt
    • 165 m Length
    • 263.0 t Weight
    • 6,400 kW Power output
    • 140 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 109 Seats (first class)
    • 210 Seats (second class)
    • Folding seats (second class)
    • 30 Standing room (second class) No circulation areas, 3 people per m2
    • First class or luggage compartment Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • First class or luggage compartment Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 8 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • No Low-floor entrance
    • Yes Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • No Passenger information on the train
    • Yes Passenger information in the train acoustic
    • 6 WC Not wheelchair-accessible
    • No Baby changing facilities in WC
    • No Video surveillance
    • No Power sockets for electronic devices First and second class
    • Carpet Flooring (first class)
    • Rubber Flooring (second class)
    • Yes Rubbish bin at seats
    • No Newspaper collection box

    Current use daily on the following lines

    Our EWIII commuter trains have been moving passengers since 1973. The trains are equipped with comfortable seats and are used mostly as RegioExpress trains for services between Bern and Neuchâtel and between Interlaken Ost and Zweisimmen.

    6 sections with the carriages AD/ABS, A, B, B, B, Bt and locomotive Re 465

    • RegioExpress Bern–Neuchâtel–La Chaux-de-Fonds

    6-section Re 420 with the carriages AD, A, A, B, B, Bt

    • RegioExpress (Interlaken Ost–) Spiez–Zweisimmen GoldenPass Line

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