NSB Night Train
NSB Night Train is a night sleeping car
The sleeping car or sleeper is a railway/railroad passenger car that can accommodate all its passengers in beds of one kind or another, primarily for the purpose of making nighttime travel more restful. The first such cars saw sporadic use on American railroads in the 1830s and could be configured...
service provided by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB) on four routes; Oslo
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(Bergensbanen), Oslo - Stavanger
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(Sørlandsbanen), Oslo - Trondheim
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(Dovrebanen) and Trondheim - Bodø (Nordlandsbanen).
The service is provided using El 18
NSB El 18
NSB El 18 is a class of 22 electric locomotives built by Adtranz and Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works for the Norwegian State Railways . The class is a modification of the Swiss Federal Railways Re 460 locomotive and built at Adtranz Strømmen in 1996 and 1997...
locomotives with WLAB2 and B7 cars on the electrified
Railway electrification system
A railway electrification system supplies electrical energy to railway locomotives and multiple units as well as trams so that they can operate without having an on-board prime mover. There are several different electrification systems in use throughout the world...
lines in Southern Norway, while the service on Nordlandsbanen is provided using Di 4
NSB Di 4
The NSB Di 4 is a diesel-electric locomotive used by Norwegian NSB railways to haul passenger trains on stretches which are not electrified. They are used mostly on Nordlandsbanen, since the other unelectrified stretches are usually served by diesel multiple units.The five Di 4s which were built...
engines with B5
NSB Class 5 or B5 is a series of passenger carriages built by Strømmens Værksted for the Norwegian State Railways. Built between 1977 and 1981, they went through a major upgrade between 2008 and 2012. Sixty-three units were delivered. Each is long, wide, and tall. They weigh and have a maximum...
cars. All night trains offer both sleeper cars with closed apartments with one or two beds in addition to regular sitting cars with individual seats in an open configuration.
Previously NSB offered night train services also from Oslo to Åndalsnes
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on Raumabanen and to Trondheim on Rørosbanen, but these services have been terminated. Services were also offered from Oslo to Stockholm
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