Lillehammer Station

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Lillehammer
Lillehammer stasjon.jpg
Station statistics
Address Downtown, Lillehammer
Norway
Coordinates 61°6′51.73″N 10°27′40.69″E / 61.1143694°N 10.4613028°E / 61.1143694; 10.4613028Coordinates: 61°6′51.73″N 10°27′40.69″E / 61.1143694°N 10.4613028°E / 61.1143694; 10.4613028
Elevation 179.5 m (589 ft) AMSL
Line(s) Dovre Line
Connections Bus: Opplandstrafikk
Distance 184.18 km (114.44 mi)
Platforms 3
Other information
Opened 1894
Architect Paul Due
Station code IATA code: XXL
Owned by Jernbaneverket
Operator Norwegian State Railways

Lillehammer is a railway station located in downtown Lillehammer, Norway, on the Dovre Line. The station was opened in 1894 with the construction of the railway between Hamar Station and Tretten Station. The station got a major overhaul before the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. It is located 184.18 kilometers (114.44 mi) from Oslo Central Station and at 179.5 meters (589 ft) above mean sea level.[1]

Lillehammer is served by express trains to Trondheim and is the terminus of the regional trains north to Åndalsnes, and south too Oslo, VestfoldGrenland and, all operated by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB). Bus service is available by Opplandstrafikk.

On 1 June 1923, the restaurant was taken over by Norsk Spisevognselskap. The facilities were too small, but the company's capital was being used to build Opdal Turisthotell, and funding for expansion of the restaurant in Lillehammer was not available. In October 1937, the restaurant was closed and replaced by a kiosk from April 1938.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lillehammer Station Jernbaneverket (English)
  2. ^ Just, Carl (1949). A/S Norsk Spisevognselskap 1919–1949 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk Spisevognselskap. p. 66. OCLC 40310643. 
Preceding station Line Following station
Moelv Dovre Line Hunderfossen
Preceding station Express trains Following station
Hamar   Oslo STrondheim S   Hunderfossen
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Moelv R10 SkienOslo SLillehammer   Terminus