Bekkestua Metro station before the reopening.
|Operated by||Sporveien T-banen
|Distance||11.4 km from Stortinget|
|Connections||Bus: 131, 143, 731, 732, 733, 771, 772, 773 and F3|
|Opened||1 May 1924|
|Rebuilt||1 June 2006- 15 August 2011|
Bekkestua is a station/tram stop that is served both by Oslo Metro on Kolsås Line and Oslo Tramway on Lilleaker Line situated at Bekkestua in Bærum, Norway. It is the terminus of the Lilleaker Line for tramway.
Located between Ringstabekk and Gjønnes, it was reopened on 15 August 2011 after being closed on 1 July 2006. Between 1 July 2003 and November 2004, Bekkestua was the end station on the Kolsås Line. For a while the station was only being served by the Oslo Tramway line 13, while the station was closed for an upgrade.
Since 2 December 2007 tram operations (line 13) have returned on this line from Jar to Bekkestua. Operations beyond Jar use SL95 trams as there is no turnback loop at Bekkestua. The tram operations were discontinued in 2009, but reopened in January 2014 after technical difficulties delayed the opening by one month.
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