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We travel from Narvik in the north to Copenhagen in the south

Our trains

Fast, comfortable and eco-smart. SJ's train fleet comprises a variety of carriage categories, each with its own special features and charms.

X 2000

X 2000

Sweden's most popular train! Our High-speed train is renowned for its unique ability to tilt travelling through bends, which makes it Sweden's fastest. Rolls from Sundsvall in the north to Copenhagen in the south. In 2018, SJ is launching an upgraded and fully-modernised version of this train.

Max. speed: 200 km/h

Engine power: 3,260 kW

Environmental facts: The carbon dioxide emission generated by one person travelling from Stockholm to Göteborg, corresponds to 0.5 ml of petrol.

Available onboard: Wi-fi, bistro, free refreshments in 1st Class, animal-permitted zone, quiet zone and wheelchair lifts.

Did you know that... In 2015, this train celebrated 25 years of serving the Swedish people?

SJ 3000

With the fastest acceleration capacity in SJ's fleet, this High-speed train is the perfect choice on routes with regular stops. Rolls from Umeå in the north to Malmö in the south. Rolled out in 2012, this is SJ's newest train.

Max. speed: 200 km/h

Engine power: 3,180 kW

Environmental facts: All SJ High-speed trains sort waste at source in the bistro.

Available onboard: Wi-fi, bistro, free refreshments in 1st Class, animal-permitted zone, quiet zone and wheelchair lifts.

Did you know that... This train holds the Swedish speed record of 303 km/h? This feat took place on the Töreboda-Skövde route during an event for train construction of the future held by the Swedish Transport Administration, Bombardier, SJ, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Chalmers University.

SJ 3000


A modern regional train that, as of December 2016, will travel between Uppsala and Stockholm.

Max. speed: 200 km/h

Engine power: 1,700 kW (2-carriage) and 2,250 kW (3-carriage)

Environmental facts: SJ's drivers are trained in ecodriving in a bid to ensure an optimal energy-efficient and comfortable journey.

Available onboard: Wi-fi, animal-permitted zone and a low step onto the train − no wheelchair lift required.

Did you know that... In 2011, the pop group, BWO, recorded their futuristic music video Lay your love on me on this train? Another fun fact is that a keen eye can see SJ's then Vice President, Jan Olson, playing the role of head guard for the first 15 seconds.


Locomotive trains (SJ InterCity/Regional/Night train)

The 1980s carriages are operated in SJ's InterCity, regional and night trains. Most of these carriages have been upgraded, and some of the bistro carriages now have a children's corner where small passengers can play train drivers. Locomotive trains are the trains that traffic SJ routes most.

Max. speed: 160 km/h

Engine power: 3,600 kW

Environmental facts: Locomotive trains, like all SJ trains, run on 100% renewable energy.
Available onboard: A bistro service is operated on some night trains and InterCity trains.

Did you know that... When these trains have an engine at each end, which most do on the Stockholm-Uppsala route, they are the strongest trains in SJ's fleet?

More about comfort onboard SJ Night trains

Loktåg (SJ InterCity/regional/nattåg)


A popular regional train that runs along many routes in Sweden. Ours operate between Sala-Linköping and Karlstad-Göteborg.

Max. speed: 200 km/h

Engine power: 1,590 kW (2-carriage) and 2,120 kW (3-carriage)

Environmental facts: In Sweden, all journeys by SJ trains carry the Good Environmental Choice label since 1994.

Available onboard: Animal-permitted zone and wheelchair lift.

Did you know that... The trains between Karlstad and Göteborg offer the world's fastest wi-fi, designed for compatibility with the next generation of mobile development (pre-5G, multi-stream transmission MIMO)?

X 12

X 12

EA classic regional train that was recently refurbished with a new, attractive interior. Larger luggage racks, manual wheelchair ramp, and a toilet designed to aid disabled travellers are just some of the updates and additions.

Max. speed: 160 km/h

Engine power: 1,280 kW

Environmental facts: Every time we upgrade the trains, SJ places tough environmental demands on our suppliers.

Available onboard: Wheelchair lift

Did you know that... X 12 originates from the X10 commuter train, and once upon a time travelled long distances between Stockholm and Sundsvall with refreshments onboard?