By Dennis Tomsen

The Danish State Railways’ (DSB) highly successful and innovative InterCity 3 aka IC3 passenger train was co-developed by Siemens -Duewag in Germany and ABB Scandia in Denmark.

The train is operated by DSB in Denmark and Sweden, by Renfe Operadora in Spain and by Israel Railways in Israel.

Amtrak in the USA and Via Rail in Canada have tested the train in the past.

A trainset consists of three units; two diesel motor units (Litra MFA and Litra MFB) and one intermediary unit (Litra FF).

Up to five trainsets can be coupled together.

96 trainset were built for DSB from 1989 to 1991.

All are still in service today.

The model:

Original white and red livery used from 1989 to 2002.

Fictionally named “Jørgen Vig” with the crest of Billund added.

Scale: 1:48
Length: 157 studs (MFA: 55 – FF: 47 – MFB 55) or approx. 122 cm
Width: 8 studs
Bricks: 2.948 (MFA: 1.040 – FF: 861 – MFB 1.047)
Locomotion: 2 x 9v or 2 x PF/PUP train motors
Power: 9v, 2 x LEGO AAA battery boxes or 2 x BuWizz battery boxes
Control: 9v, PUP, SBrick, PFx Brick or BuWizz
Designed: 2022
Building instructions: Knud Ahrnell Albrechtsen aka snakebyte.dk

Its able to navigate R40 but looks rather silly doing so.

The model has been built and extensively tested in real life for more than a year but you are more than welcome to contact me regarding any errors in the Stud.io file, building instructions or the model itself. Feedback is always much appreciated.

Artwork for the stickers will be added on a later date.

More pictures: https://www.flickr.com/photos/93468412@N08/albums/72177720296281843

12.09.2023: Model and Building Instructions download version 1.1: Important corrections to the central bogies