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SJ X2 no. 2010 at Gothenburg Central station
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No: 16852   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2013   Manufacturer: ASEA   Country: Sweden
SJ X2 no. 2010 at Gothenburg Central station

Photographed arriving on 6 April 2013. Built in 1992 by ASEA as one of a batch of 43. This is one of the early batch of motor units without the tilting feature, operated between Stockholm and Gothenburg on the X2000 service. Of BoBo configuration, it is powered by 4 x 815 kW motors, with a top speed of 200 km/h.
See also picture #480.
Picture added on 07 April 2013 at 11:33
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It has now been decided that the X2 units are to be upgraded by ABB. They are over halfway through their 40-year design life and the upgrade order, worth about 2 billion Swedish crowns, was signed in Stockholm on 16 January 2014.
Only the bodyshells and underfloor components will remain, everything else will be renewed or updated. Among new features will be air conditioning and a modern information system.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 27 January 2014.
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