BLS/VHE historic steam locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
Ed 3/3
Ct 1 1900

45 S Steam --- ---
Museum steam locomotive Gürbetalbahn nr. 3 (BLS Stiftung)
Ed 3/4
1'Ct 1 1907 380

50 S Steam --- ---
Museum steam locomotive built by SLM for the Solothurn-Münster-Bahn, nr. 2 (VHE)
Ed 3/4
1'Ct 1 1908

50 S Steam --- ---
Museum steam locomotive built by SLM for the Langenthal-Huttwil-Bahn, nr. 11 (VHE)
Ec 3/3
Ct 1 1936 221

60 S Steam --- ---
Historic enclosed locomotive ("Motorlokomotive") built for Huttwil-Wolhusen-Bahn, nr. 5 (VHE)

BLS/VHE historic electric locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
Ae 6/8
1'CoCo1' 1 1939 4146 353 100 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Museum locomotive nr. 205, former freight locomotive (new class Ae 015) (BLS Stiftung)
Ae 4/4
Bo'Bo' 1 1944 2944 235 125 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Museum locomotive nr. 251, class of 4 used for passenger trains until 2004 (new class Ae 415) (BLS Stiftung)
Ae 8/8 91 85 4815 273
Bo'Bo'x2 1 1963 6476
125 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Old double locomotive nr. 273 (3 built, 2 more rebuilt from Ae4/4) (BLS Stiftung, stored)
Be 4/4
Bo'Bo' 1 1932 1177
80 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Historic locomotive nr. 102 built for EBT, originally class of 10 (EBT 101-108, SMB 171-172) (BLS Stiftung)
Ce 4/6
1'BB1' 1 1920 736 108 65 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Museum locomotive nr. 307, similar locomotives rebuilt into Ce4/4 (BLS Stiftung)
Ce  4/4
B'B' 1 1954 736 108 65 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Historic locomotive nr. 312, rebuilt from class Ce 4/6 (BLS Stiftung, stored)
Re 4/4
Bo'Bo' 1
1964 4990 314 140 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Electric locomotive, withdrawn from active service in 2017, nr. 165 (BLS Stiftung)

BLS/VHE historic shunters

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
Te 2/3

B1 1 1957 294
50 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Powerful electric shunter built using parts of motor car CFe 2/6 nr. 784, nr. 31 (VHE)
Te I
B 1 1944 90
45 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Small electric shunter nr. 21, built as Te 2/2 nr. 151 for work trains (VHE)
Te 2/2

B 1 1950 96
55 E 15kV 16.7Hz --- ---
Historic small electric shunter nr. 11 (BLS Stiftung, former BLS Te 215 011)
Tem 2/2
Bo 1
1960 260
75 ED 15 kV/Diesel --- ---
Electro-diesel shunter, nr. 41 (BLS Stiftung, former BLS TEM 225 041)
Tm 2/2
B 1 1963 74
45 DM Diesel --- ---
Historic small diesel shunter(tractor) nr. 64 (BLS Stiftung, former BLS Tm 235 064)
Tm III
B 1
1986 165
60 DH Diesel --- ---
Work train with hydraulic crane bought second-hand from SBB, nr. 9527 (VHE)

BLS/VHE historic trainsets and motor cars

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
BDe 2/4
EMU-1 1 1933 588 65 80 E 15kV 16.7Hz 0 24
Historic electric motor car built by SWS/SIG/BBC for EB/BTB/SMB(12x), nr. 240 (VHE)
BCFe 4/6
EMU-2 1 1938

110 E 15kV 16.7Hz 16 120
Historic EMU from SIG saved by Tramverein Bern, withdrawn as Sensetalbahn BDe4/6 103, returned to service in 2014, nr. 736 (BLS Stiftung)
Be 4/4
EMU-1 1 1953 1472 128 120 E 15kV 16.7Hz 0 56
Historic electric motor car "Wellensittich" built for Bern-Neuenburg, nr. 761 (3 built) (BLS Stiftung)
RBDe 4/4

EMU-1 1 1973 1475
125 E 15kV 16.7Hz 0 56
Historic electric motor car, originally EBT RBDe 4/4 I nr. 221, in 2016 on loan to CJ (as BLS RBDe 566 221)

Last update: 24-02-2018