Aalborg station

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Aalborg station
Aalborg Banegård
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Front facade of Aalborg station viewed from J. F. Kennedy Square
Station statistics
Address John F. Kennedys Plads
DK-9000 Aalborg
Denmark
Coordinates 57°02′35″N 9°55′01″E / 57.04306°N 9.91694°E / 57.04306; 9.91694Coordinates: 57°02′35″N 9°55′01″E / 57.04306°N 9.91694°E / 57.04306; 9.91694
Line(s) Randers-Aalborg Line
Vendsyssel Line
Aalborg Commuter Rail
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 1869
Architect Thomas Arboe (1902)
Rebuilt 1902
Operator Banedanmark & DSB
Services
Preceding station   Danske Statsbaner   Following station
Copenhagen - Frederikshavn
InterCityLyn
Copenhagen-Frederikshavn
InterCity
toward Århus H
Århus-Aalborg-Frederikshavn
Regional train
toward Skørping
Aalborg Commuter Rail
Commuter train
toward Lindholm
Location
Aalborg station is located in Denmark
Aalborg station
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Location within Denmark

Aalborg station (Danish: Aalborg Station or Aalborg Banegård) is the main railway station serving the city of Aalborg, Denmark.

Aalborg Railway Station is serving as a connecting hub for rail traffic between North Jutland and the rest of Denmark. The station is operated by Banedanmark and DSB. It offers direct inter-city connections to Copenhagen and Frederikshavn, regional rail services to Aarhus and Frederikshavn as well as commuter rail services to Skørping and Nørresundby's Lindholm station.

History[edit]

View of the tracks and platforms

Aalborg station opened in 1869, when the railroad between Aalborg and Randers was completed. In 1879, at the opening of the Limfjord Railway Bridge, Aalborg station was connected with the Vendsyssel Line from Nørresundby to Hjørring and Frederikshavn.

Architecture[edit]

The original station building was designed by the Danish architect N.P.C. Holsøe. In 1902, the present station building opened. It was designed by the Danish architect Thomas Arboe. The station building was listed in 1992.

Facilities[edit]

The station has a ticket office which sells tickets for both domestic and international travel, a shop which sells both food, drinks, newspapers and more. The railway station also includes a pay phone, a waiting room, luggage boxes, a photo booth, toilets and an accessible toilet. There is also an opportunity for both bicycle and car parking near the main entrance to the railway station. It is also possible to rent a car at the station or take a taxi. Aalborg Bus Terminal is also only across the street from the railway station.

Services[edit]

Aalborg station is serving as a connecting hub for rail traffic, connecting North Jutland with the rest of Denmark.

It offers direct intercity connections to Copenhagen and Frederikshavn, regional rail services to Aarhus and Frederikshavn as well as commuter rail services to Skørping and Nørresundby's Lindholm station.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Aalborg Station at Wikimedia Commons