In 1905 Swiss State Railway SBB ordered 69 samples of Two-cylinder steam locomotive B3/4 for medium mainline service. The locos delivered 990 HP and reached a maximum speed of 75 km/h. In 1964 #1367 was preserved by SBB as the last remaining loco of its kind. In 1945 Dutch State Railways NS purchased five locos of SBB.
In 1971 German Federal Railway DB ordered 42 sampels of triple dieselhydraulic railcar VT 614. A MAN diesel motor D 3650 HM 12 U in both of the cab cars developed 331 kW at 2150 rpm. The railcars reached a maximum speed of 140 km/h and were sold or scrapped until 2010.
The German Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft DRG ordered six samples of electric driven tower cars for maintainance of catenary between 1929 and 1933. The vehicles delivered 105 kW and reached a maximum speed of 65 km/h if driven full electric under wire. During work at catenary the traction motor was powered by batteries.
For regional service with short stop distance Swiss SBB ordered 74 electric railcars KISS in 2012. Also German ODEG und Westfalenbahn, Luxemburg CFL, Swiss BLS and Austrian Westbahn ordered trains. The trains consist out of three (CFL), four (ODEG, SBB, BLS), or six (SBB, Westbahn) cars and reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h (Westbahn 200 km/h).
The DB Class 202, also commonly referred to under its manufacturers' designation Henschel-BBC DE2500, since it was only in experimental use and never purchased by the DB, is a class of diesel-electric locomotives designed for use on main and secondary lines for both passenger and freight trains.
For contemporary commuter and branch line passenger service DB ordered 30 samples of diesel mechanic rail cars Alstom-LHB Lint 27 in 1999. The tognum six cylinder engine delivers 428 HP and reaches a maximum speed of 120 km/h.
diesel railcar VT69 of the german Reichsbahn (DR). please note: another 5 airhorns are selectable via CV48)