1st Train Regiment Svea Train Regiment, Swedish Army

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1ST TRAIN REGIMENT SVEA TRAIN REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : in 1885 as the Trängbatlajonen (Train Battalion), renamed in 1891 to Svea trängbataljon, 1902 it become Första Svea trängkår
and in 1904 Svea trängkår, in 1949 raised to a Regiment. In 1985 reduced to a Battalion within the Life Grenadiers Regiment
Disbanded : 1997
Garrison : Stockholm (1885-1907), Örebro (1907-1927) and Linköping (1927-1997)

Coat of arms (crest) of the 1st Train Regiment Svea Train Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Dragon-Griffin of Östergötland is used as Arms indicating the location of the Regiment to Linköping in Östergötland. Approved 1978.


Regimental Colour

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Literature: Regimental Colour from Carl Herlitz:Svenska arméns regementen. Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.