Ulriken Tunnel

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Ulriken Tunnel
Ulriken Tunnel.jpg
Entrance from Arna Station
Overview
Line Bergen Line
Location Bergen, Norway
System Norwegian railway
Start Arna Station
End Bergen Station
Operation
Opened 1964
Owner Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operator Norwegian State Railways
CargoNet
Technical
Line length 7,670 meters (25,160 ft)
No. of tracks Single track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrified 15 kV 16 23 Hz AC

Ulriken Tunnel (Norwegian: Ulrikstunnelen) is a railway tunnel on the Bergen Line between Bergen Station and Arna Station in Norway. The 7,670-meter (25,160 ft) long tunnel runs under the northern part of the mountain Ulriken in Bergen. Before the tunnel was opened in 1964, the Bergen Line ran via Nesttun. This stretch is now a heritage railway, the Old Voss Line. The tunnel has single track and is electrified. The Norwegian National Rail Administration has plans for building a second track through the mountain.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aagesen, Ragnhild (21 September 2010). "Bergen-Arna" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

Coordinates: 60°23′49″N 5°24′43″E / 60.397°N 5.412°E / 60.397; 5.412