The International Steam Pages


A Swedish Holiday, 2011

Fritz W. Klasing gives a brief report which complements James Waite earlier reports. I have provided links to these for further information..


16/17.07.saw 2-6-2T no 3037 on the summer steam trains between Västervik and Ankarsrum, the railcars went over the whole line to Hultsfred. See the railway's site http://www.smalsparet.se/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=19&Itemid=80&lang=en (link dead by April 2015). These pictures show the loco at Ankarsrum at midday.

19.07.Mariefred had on that day no. 4 in service 2-6-2 T. (See James Waite's report.) This is #4 on the turntable:

20/21.07.The steam trains on the Lennakatten Railway was done by no. 5 Thor 2-8-0 with a diesel and a railcar on the other service trains. (See James Waite's report.)

23/24.07.Jädraas -Tallas Railway was celebrating its 50th anniversary and everything was in service. News here is that they are working on the Mallet no. 8 0-6-0 - 0-6-0 2T. (See James Waite's report.)

26/27.07.saw no 24 4-6-0 2t on the Anten - Grafsnäs Line with a railcar on the other trains. (See James Waite's report.)

26.07.The evening trains on Skara - Lundsbrunn Railway ran with 2-6-0T no. 4 . (See James Waite's report.)


Rob Dickinson

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