SJ X 2000 in the original livery
SJ X 2000 in its modern day livery
Three railway operators outside of Sweden have expressed interests in the X2 and have tested the trainset including CountryLink of Australia (operator of the XPT) and Amtrak on the Northeast Corridor. However, only the Guangshen Railway under the Chinese Ministry of Railway have made the purchase of 1 trainset in 1998. The Chinese X2 was taken out of service in late 2000s due to high maintenance costs and the introduction of the Regina (SJ X50 series).
Amtrak X2 on nation tour (hauled by F40PH locomotives)
Guangshen Railway X2 in Hong Kong
Below is a clip of the X2 (and the German InterCityExpress 1) being tested on the Northeast Corridor.
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