Eidsvoll Station

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For the former station, see Eidsvoll Station (1854–1998).
Eidsvoll
Eidsvoll stasjon TRS 070721 00.jpg
Station statistics
Address EidsvollEidsvoll
Norway
Coordinates 60°19′46.04″N 11°14′49.5″E / 60.3294556°N 11.247083°E / 60.3294556; 11.247083Coordinates: 60°19′46.04″N 11°14′49.5″E / 60.3294556°N 11.247083°E / 60.3294556; 11.247083
Elevation 127.2 m (417 ft) AMSL
Line(s) Gardermoen Line
Trunk Line
Dovre Line
Connections Bus: Ruter
Distance 67.51 km (41.95 mi)[vague]
Other information
Opened 1998
Owned by Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operator Norwegian State Railways

Eidsvoll is a railway station located at Eidsvoll in Akershus, Norway. The station is the terminal of both the Trunk Line, the Gardermoen Line, and the Dovre Line. Though the Dovre Line and the Trunk Line/Gardermoen Line practically are the same continual railway, there is a naming change at the station, thus making it a terminus for all three lines. The station served local trains to Kongsvinger and regional trains to Lillehammer and Skien. In the summer the paddle steamer Skibladner operates from the docks at the station.[1][2]

History[edit]

An NSB El 11 at Eidsvoll Station

The original station was amongst Norway's first railway and opened in 1854. It was built as the terminus of the Trunk Line and was about 300 meters (980 ft).[3] When the new Gardermoen Line from Oslo via Oslo Airport, Gardermoen to Eidsvoll opened in 1998, a new station was built slightly northwards to allow it to serve both the Trunk Line and the Gardermoen Line.[4]

References[edit]

Preceding station Line Following station
Dal Trunk
Eidsvoll Verk Gardermoen Line
Dovre Line Tangen
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Oslo Airport R10 SkienOslo SLillehammer   Tangen
Preceding station Local trains Following station
Eidsvoll Verk L12 KongsbergOslo SEidsvoll