Frederikshavn station

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Frederikshavn station
Terminal station
Frederikshavn station.jpg
Frederikshavn railway station in 2008
Station statistics
Address Havnepladsen 30
DK-9990 Frederikshavn
 Denmark
Coordinates 57°26′29.35″N 10°32′25.50″E / 57.4414861°N 10.5404167°E / 57.4414861; 10.5404167Coordinates: 57°26′29.35″N 10°32′25.50″E / 57.4414861°N 10.5404167°E / 57.4414861; 10.5404167
Line(s)
Platforms 3
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 1871
Rebuilt 1979
Owned by Banedanmark
Operator DSB
Nordjyske Jernbaner
Location
Frederikshavn station is located in Denmark
Frederikshavn station
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Location within Denmark

Frederikshavn station (Danish: Frederikshavn Station or Frederikshavn Banegård) is a railway station located in the town of Frederikshavn, Denmark.

The station is the terminus of the Aalborg-Frederikshavn railway line as well as the Skagensbanen railway line from Frederikshavn to Skagen. It offers direct inter-city connections to Copenhagen and regional rail services to Aalborg operated by DSB as well as local train services to Skagen operated by Nordjyske Jernbaner.

History[edit]

The express train Limfjorden arriving at the original Frederikshavn station in 1975.

The first station in Frederikshavn opened in 1871 as the terminal station of the new Nørresundby-Frederikshavn railway line. The branch from Nørresundby to Frederikshavn opened on 16 August 1871, and on 7 January 1879, at the opening of the Limfjord Railway Bridge, the line was connected with Aalborg station, the Randers-Aalborg railway line and the rest of Denmark's railway lines.

The original station was designed by N.P.C. Holsøe. It was located a short distance west of the current station, in the area where Frederikshavn Town Hall is now located.

The station became the terminus of the Skagensbanen railway line between Frederikshavn og Skagen in 1890. In 1899 it also became the terminus of the Sæbybanen railway line between Nørresundby og Frederikshavn via Sæby, until the branch between Sæby and Frederikshavn was closed in 1962.

In 1979 the station moved to its current location and the old station was closed and torn down.

Facilities[edit]

Inside the station building there is a combined ticket office and convenience store operated by 7-Eleven, waiting room, toilets and lockers.

Adjacent to the station is the Frederikshavn bus terminal.

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at the station:

  • Intercity services Frederikshavn - Hjoerring - Aalborg - Arhus - Fredericia - Odense - Copenhagen - Copenhagen Airport
  • Regional services Frederikshavn - Hjoerring - Aalborg
  • Local services Frederikshavn - Jerup - Skagen
Preceding station   Danske Statsbaner   Following station
Copenhagen - Frederikshavn
InterCityLyn
Terminus
Copenhagen-Frederikshavn
InterCity
toward Århus H
Århus-Aalborg-Frederikshavn
Regional train
Preceding station   Nordjyske Jernbaner   Following station
toward Skagen
Skagensbanen
Local train
Terminus

See also[edit]

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