IR double-decker.

These double-deck trains will be upgraded from Regio double-deckers to InterRegio double-deckers between 2020 and 2024. The trains run interregional services and connect Switzerland’s regions.

Train characteristics.

  • Train category: IR/RE
  • Number of trains: 37
  • Seats: 535 / unit
  • Low-floor entry: Yes

Operation routes.

The 2D detailed map of Switzerland shows the operation routes for the Interregional double-deck train. The Interregional double-deck train (IR double-decker) operates on the following routes: Geneva – Lausanne – Romont/Vevey, Biel/Bienne – Bern, Bern – Olten – Zurich main station, Zurich main station – Schaffhausen, Zurich – Chur and St. Gallen – Chur.

Service zones.

  • Sockets (1st class)
  • Mobile signal amplifier
  • Priority seats for passengers with reduced mobility
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet
  • Baby-changing table 
  • Cycle storage spaces
  • Pram storage spaces
  • Luggage storage space

Exterior views.

Interior views.

  • IR double-decker: Interior view of 2nd class. The four-seat 2nd class compartments with blue headrests and blue spotted seat fabric are the focus of the image.
  • IR double-decker: Interior view of 1st class. Above the stairs there is a screen which displays customer information. There is additional lighting built in under the seats and above in the luggage stowage.

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