Åsjordet (station)

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Åsjordet
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LocationUllern, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates59°55′43″N 10°38′48″E / 59.92861°N 10.64667°E / 59.92861; 10.64667Coordinates: 59°55′43″N 10°38′48″E / 59.92861°N 10.64667°E / 59.92861; 10.64667
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Kolsåsbanen
Distance7.4 km (4.6 mi) from Stortinget
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Opened15 June 1942 (1942-06-15)
Rebuilt1 July 2006 (2006-07-01) - 18 August 2008 (2008-08-18)
Services
Preceding station   Oslo Metro Piktogram.svg Oslo Metro   Following station
towards Kolsås
Line 3
towards Mortensrud

Åsjordet is a station on the Kolsås Line and Line 3 on the Oslo Metro system. It is located between Ullernåsen and Bjørnsletta, 7.4 kilometers (4.6 mi) from Stortinget. The station was opened on 15 June 1942 when the line from Røabanen to Jar was completed.[1]

Along with most of the line, Åsjordet was closed for upgrades from 1 July 2006. The station reopened on 18 August 2008[2] after an upgrade that included, among other things, longer platforms which can accommodate trains with up to six cars like most of the subway system.[3]

The area around Åsjordet is mainly residential, but some offices and other commercial buildings are also located in the area.[4]

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