Spikkestad Line

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Spikkestad Line
Røyken stasjon TRS 070210 050.jpg
Røyken Station on Spikkestadbanen, featuring an NSB BM72 unit.
Overview
Type Railway
System Norwegian railway
Termini Asker
Spikkestad
Stations 8
Operation
Opening 1872
Owner Jernbaneverket
Operator(s) Norges Statsbaner
Character Commuter trains
Rolling stock Class 72
Technical
Line length 14 km (8.7 mi)
No. of tracks Single
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 15 kV 16⅔ Hz AC
Route map

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Oslo S
Drammenbanen
23,16 km Asker Station(1872)
til Brakerøya
E18
24,61 km Bondivatn Station(1952)
26,24 km Gullhella Station(1937)
Fv204 Heggedalsveien
28,51 km Heggedal Station(1874)
30,13 km Hallenskog Station(1933)
33,63 km Røyken Station(1872)
35,22 km Åsåker Station(1959)
Hegga(43 m)
36,69 km Spikkestad Station(1885)
Spikkestad I(213 m)
Spikkestad II(36 m)
39,32 km Gullaug(1956-1994)
40,43 km Lieråsen crossing loop(1954-1973)
42,75 km Reistad(1934-1973)
Lierelva(30 m)
Lierbanen
45,62 km Lier(1872-1973)
47,94 km Kjellstad(1916-1973)
from Asker
(50,76 km) Brakerøya
to Drammen

The Spikkestad Line (Norwegian: Spikkestadbanen) is a 14 kilometre long railway line between Asker and Spikkestad in Norway. It was originally part of the Drammen Line between Oslo and Drammen which was built in 1872. In 1973, Lieråsen Tunnel was built to shorten the Drammen Line, and much of the old line was closed down. The last train on the section between Spikkestad and Drammen ran 2 June 1973. However, the stretch between Asker and Spikkestad was kept as a branch line for local commuter traffic.

Pictures of stations on Spikkestadbanen[edit]