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RBDe 565 – commuter train with railcar

RBDe 565 commuter trains have been moving passengers for more than 30 years.

These trains usually operate with a low-floor “Jumbo” intermediate carriage that enables ground-level entry and exit. The commuter trains have a top speed of 125 km/h. Depending on the arrangement used, they can offer seating for between 191 and 387 passengers. In addition, up to three commuter trains can be linked to seat a maximum of 573 to 1,161 passengers.

  • 191–387 Number of seats max. 3 trains = 1,161 seats
  • Suitable for serving refreshments Special catering train
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    General information RBDe 565 – commuter train with railcar

    • 21 Quantity
    • 721–729, 731–742 Numbers
    • 1982–1992 Put into service

    3 sections with 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage Technical data, features

    Technical data

    • 5 Number of carriages 3 sections with 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage
    • 90.0 m Length
    • 154.0 t Weight
    • 1,650 kW Power output
    • 125 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 31 Seats (first class)
    • 226 Seats (second class)
    • 2 Folding seats (second class)
    • 32 Standing room (second class) No circulation areas, 3 people per m2
    • Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • 1 Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 4 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • 1 Low-floor entrance with sliding step
    • Partially Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • Yes Passenger information on the train visual
    • Yes Passenger information in the train visual and acoustic
    • 1 WC wheelchair-accessible
    • No Baby changing facilities in WC
    • Yes 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

    4 sections with 2 JUMBO intermediate carriages Technical data, features

    Technical data

    • 7 Number of carriages 4 sections with 2 JUMBO intermediate carriages
    • 129.0 m Length
    • 212.0 t Weight
    • 1,650 kW Power output
    • 125 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 31 Seats (first class)
    • 356 Seats (second class)
    • 4 Folding seats (second class)
    • 54 Standing room (second class)
    • Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • 2 Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 12 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • 1 Low-floor entrance with sliding step
    • Partially Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • Yes Passenger information on the train visual
    • Yes Passenger information in the train visual and acoustic
    • 2 WC wheelchair-accessible
    • No Baby changing facilities in WC
    • Yes 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

    4 sections with 1 LEGO and 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage Technical data, features

    Technical data

    • 6 Number of carriages 4 sections with 1 LEGO and 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage
    • 115 m Length
    • 194.0 t Weight
    • Power output
    • 125 km/h Maximum speed

    Seating

    • 31 Seats (first class)
    • 306 Seats (second class)
    • 4 Folding seats (second class)
    • 39 Standing room (second class) No circulation areas, 3 people per m2
    • Wheelchair spaces (first class)
    • 2 Wheelchair spaces (second class)
    • 8 Bicycle spaces

    Features

    • 2 Low-floor entrance 1 with a sliding step
    • Partially Air conditioning
    • Yes Heating
    • Yes Passenger information on the train visual
    • Yes Passenger information in the train visual and acoustic
    • 2 WC 1 wheelchair-accessible
    • No Baby changing facilities in WC
    • Partially 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

    Given names

    • No. 731 – “Bümpliz/Holligen”
    • No. 732 – “Erlenbach i.S”
    • No. 733 – “Boltigen”
    • No. 734 – “Ins/Anet”
    • No. 735 – “Belp”
    • No. 736 – “Toffen”
    • No. 737 – “Ferenbalm/Mühleberg”
    • No. 738 – “Kerzers/Ried”
    • No. 740 – “Uetendorf”
    • No. 741 – “Marin-Epagnier”
    • No. 742 – “St. Blaise”

    Current use daily on the following lines

    RBDe 565 commuter trains are used on Bern S-Bahn lines and several Regio lines.

    3 sections with 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage

    • RegioExpress Spiez–Zweisimmen Additional train
    • RegioExpress Bern–Neuchâtel Additional train
    • Regio Spiez–Interlaken Ost
    • Regio Lyss–Kerzers
    • S52 Bern–Kerzers (–Ins–Neuchâtel)

    4 sections with 2 JUMBO intermediate carriages

    • S2 Laupen–Bern–Langnau i.E.
    • S4 Thun–Belp–Bern–Burgdorf–Langnau i.E.

    4 sections with 1 LEGO and 1 JUMBO intermediate carriage

    • S4 Thun–Belp–Bern–Burgdorf–Langnau i.E.
    • S52 Bern–Kerzers (–Ins–Neuchâtel)
    • RegioExpress Spiez–Zweisimmen Additional train

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