Frognerseteren (station)

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Frognerseteren
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Station statistics
Address Nordmarka, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates 59°58′44″N 10°40′40″E / 59.97889°N 10.67778°E / 59.97889; 10.67778Coordinates: 59°58′44″N 10°40′40″E / 59.97889°N 10.67778°E / 59.97889; 10.67778
Elevation 469.0 m (1,538.7 ft)
Line(s) Holmenkollen Line
Distance 14.3 km (8.9 mi) from Stortinget
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Opened 16 May 1916
Owned by Sporveien
Operator Sporveien T-banen
Reisekort Yes

Frognerseteren is the end station of the Holmenkollen Line of the Oslo Metro, located in the Marka section of Oslo, the capital city of Norway. It is the station after Voksenkollen. The line to Frognerseteren was completed on 16 May 1916. The station has two platforms which, like other stations on the Holmenkollen Line, only accommodate two-car trains. The elevation of the station is 469 meters (1,539 ft) above sea level, the highest of all the stations in Oslo.[1] The altitude difference between this station and the lowest in Oslo Metro (Stortinget), 478 meters (1,568 ft), is the highest altitude difference within a metro network in the world.

The area around Frognerseteren has very little population, but is popular for recreation, with a restaurant and hiking trails or, during the winter, skiing. Tryvannstårnet is also within walking distance although Voksenkollen station is slightly closer.

The name[edit]

Originally this place was the seter (mountain dairy farm) of Frogner Manor.

Services[edit]

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Frognerseteren NEXT STATION
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Frognerseteren Terminus Line 1 Voksenkollen Ellingsrudåsen

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