former Blue Arrow on the RVT

The former “Blue Arrow” ABDe 4/8 743 of the Bern-Neuchâtel-Bahn BN came to the Régional Val-de-Travers RVT in 1995. It became repainted in the house colors red/cream, the designation ABDe 537 313 and was in use until 2005..

SBB RABe 1053 passes RVT ABDe 537 313 at Les Verrières border station in July 1998 as IC 426 Bern – Frasne, serving train pair 4384/4389 Travers – Les Verrières – Travers, introduced in 1998. Photo: Werner Hardmeier
The RVT ABDe 537 313 double railcar on the RVT main line near Môtiers. Photo: Werner Hardmeier