Skien Station

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Skien
Skien stasjon TRS 070922 028.jpg
Location Skien, Skien
Norway
Coordinates 59°13′07″N 9°36′13″E / 59.21861°N 9.60361°E / 59.21861; 9.60361Coordinates: 59°13′07″N 9°36′13″E / 59.21861°N 9.60361°E / 59.21861; 9.60361
Owned by Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operated by Norwegian State Railways
Line(s) Bratsberg Line
Vestfold Line
Distance 180.50 km (112.16 mi)
Platforms 3
History
Opened 1917

Skien Station (Norwegian: Skien stasjon) is a railway station located about one kilometer from downtown Skien. The station serves as terminus for the regional trains on the Vestfold Line from Oslo via Vestfold and for the local trains to Notodden on the Bratsberg Line.

The station was opened in 1917 as part of the Bratsberg Line. The old Skien station is located two kilometers further south, as it serves the city better.

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Preceding station Line Following station
Bratsberg Line Nisterud
Porsgrunn Vestfold Line
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Porsgrunn R10 SkienOslo SLillehammer  
Preceding station Local trains Following station
Porsgrunn   Bratsberg Line   Nisterud