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RABe 515 – Double-decker train “MUTZ”

The newest and also the biggest BLS train

The MUTZ (German acronym for Modern, Universal Multiple Unit Train) offers more space and comfort with 335 seats and comfortable standing areas. MUTZ trains are equipped with air conditioning and floor and wall heating systems. They also boast modern visual and acoustic passenger information systems, video surveillance systems, two toilets (one of which is wheelchair-accessible) and wheelchair spaces in both first and second-class carriages. Travel times are also attractive, as the trains have a top speed of 160 km/h. Up to four multiple unit trains can be linked to seat a maximum of 1,340 passengers.

  • 335 Number of seats Max. 4 multiple unit trains = 1,340 seats
  • Suitable for serving refreshments Special catering train
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    Rail vehicle details Technical data, features, train names

    General information Low-floor double-decker multiple unit train RABe 515 (MUTZ)

    • 31 Quantity
    • 001–031 Numbers
    • 2012–2017 Put into service

    Technical data

    • 102.6 m Length
    • 216 t Weight
    • 4,000 kW Power output
    • 160 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 61 Seats (first class)
    • 274 Seats (second class)
    • Folding seats (second class)
    • 110 Standing room (second class) No circulation areas, 3 people per m2
    • 1 Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • 2 Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 6 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • Yes Low-floor entrance All entrances equipped with sliding steps
    • Yes Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • Yes Passenger information on the train visual
    • Yes Passenger information in the train visual and acoustic
    • 2 WC 1 is wheelchair-accessible
    • 1 Baby changing facilities in WC
    • Yes Video surveillance
    • Yes Power sockets for electronic devices (first class)
    • No Power sockets for electronic devices (second class)
    • Carpet Flooring (first class)
    • Rubber Flooring (second class)
    • Yes Rubbish bin at seats
    • Yes Newspaper collection box

    Given names

    • No. 001 – “Stadt Bern” Aebimatt workshop in Bern, 4/9/2012
    • No. 003 – “Düdingen” Railshow, 25/11/2012
    • No. 004 – “Ville de Neuchâtel” InnoTrans Berlin, 19/9/2012
    • No. 006 – “Köniz” Railway station celebration in Köniz and Schwarzenburg, 30/5/2015
    • No. 008 – “SCB-Mutz” Bern Brünnen Westside, 30.06.2018
    • No. 009 – “Muri bei Bern” Opening of the new BLS Travel Centre in Gümligen, 17/7/2014
    • No. 012 – “Lyss” Opening of the Lyss Grien stop, 27/11/2013
    • No. 013 – “Fribourg/Freiburg” Opening of the Fribourg/Freiburg Poya stop, 3/12/2014
    • No. 014 – “Interlaken” Opening of the station Interlaken West, 22/06/2019
    • No. 018 – “Langenthal” Mobility Day, 17/9/2016
    • No. 020 – “Schwarzenburg” Railway station celebration in Köniz and Schwarzenburg, 30/5/2015

    Current use daily on the following lines

    This train, which has been in service since 2012, is used mainly as an S-Bahn train, as it has two levels and accelerates rapidly. Its wide doors allow passengers to enter and exit quickly during rush hours.
    • S1 Fribourg/Freiburg – Bern – Münsingen – Thun
    • S3 Biel/Bienne – Bern – Belp
    • S31 (Biel/Bienne – ) Münchenbuchsee – Bern – Belp
    • S6 Bern – Schwarzenburg
    • S51 Bern – Bern Brünnen Westside
    • Regio Spiez–Frutigen (instead of RBDe)
    • Regio Spiez–Interlaken Ost

    Contact Advice and assistance

    We organise and drive the train while you celebrate and have fun

    Whether it’s for 20 or as many as 2,000 guests, we can offer you modern and nostalgic trains, or even just a single carriage.

    We take care of the catering and ambience, arrange live music or magician performances and even organise a festive reception at the train station at your destination if you'd like.

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