Norwegian trains, locomotives, waggons, metros, trams - Edition 4
This is the place for watching and investigating Norwegian rolling stock on railways, suburban lines, metros and trams.
This web site consists of numerous user uploaded pictures, mostly modern, and some historical pictures as well.
On most of the presented stock, there are information on when built, where used, withdrawn etc., way back to the beginning
of rail transportation in Norway (1851). The lists of locomotives and railway motor units are nearly completed in this manner; less so on passenger cars, trams and metros.
So far just a few freight cars classes are implemented in the database, but this will come.
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Norwegian preserved steam locomotives.
Main topics in MDB (Rolling stock database)
About the database
| Start page with pictures
| Train database
| Document archive
Important concepts MDB
The rolling stock is grouped in the following way (Norwegian concepts in parenthesis):
- Type of vehichle - Steam engine, carriage, shunter etc.
- Main class (Hovedtype) - Oppdeling innen en art.
- Class (Klasse) Subdivision of main class in one or several part. We use the class system of the previous NSB (Norwegian State Railways) where this system is relevant.
- Unit (Enhet) A single engine or car/waggon.
Classification system (Betegnelsessystem) keep together those classes that have been used in a specific span of time. A single unit may have experienced several
classification systems during its life. In most cases, one have to choose a classification system in order to proceed in the database.
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