Skøyen Station

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Skøyen
Skøyen stasjon - 2009-05-01 at 13-13-31.jpg
Station statistics
Address Skøyen, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates 59°55′20″N 10°40′44″E / 59.92222°N 10.67889°E / 59.92222; 10.67889Coordinates: 59°55′20″N 10°40′44″E / 59.92222°N 10.67889°E / 59.92222; 10.67889
Line(s) Drammen Line
Connections Tram: 13 Jar - Grefsen
Bus: Ruter
Distance 4.36 km
Platforms 4
Other information
Opened 1872
Owned by Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operator Norwegian State Railways
Airport Express Train

Skøyen is a railway station located in Oslo, Norway and is part of Drammen Line. The station serves commuter trains, some regional trains and Flytoget airport express train service. Skøyen station is owned and operated by the Norwegian National Rail Administration.

Though some continue on, the station is the terminus for several commuter trains in the Greater Oslo area. In addition, some of the regional trains on the Vestfold Line stop at the station. The next stop westwards is Lysaker Station and eastward Nationaltheatret Station. The Norwegian Space Centre can be reached from this station.

History[edit]

The station was originally built in 1872 when the Drammen Line opened. Skøyen became an important station when the Oslo Tunnel passing under central Oslo was opened in 1980. With the opening of the tunnel and the closure of Oslo West, Skøyen became the only railway station in Western Oslo. It has been rebuilt several times and in 1998 was converted to four tracks when the new Airport Express Train services started.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Line Following station
Lysaker
Bestun
Drammen Line Nationatheatret
Skøyen–Filipstad Line Oslo Port
Skarpsno
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Lysaker   Airport Express   Nationatheatret
Lysaker   SkienOslo SLillehammer   Nationatheatret
Preceding station Local trains Following station
300 SkøyenOslo SJaren   Nationatheatret
Lysaker 400 AskerOslo SLillestrøm  
440 DrammenOslo SDal  
450 KongsbergOslo SEidsvoll  
460 SkøyenOslo SKongsvinger  
500 SkøyenOslo SSki  
Lysaker 550 SpikkestadOslo SMoss  
560 SkøyenOslo SMysen