DR Byen Station

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DR Byen
Copenhagen Metro Station
DR Byen Station Ørestads Boulevard.JPG
DR Byen Station seen from Ørestads Boulevard
Coordinates 55°39′21″N 12°35′20.6″E / 55.65583°N 12.589056°E / 55.65583; 12.589056Coordinates: 55°39′21″N 12°35′20.6″E / 55.65583°N 12.589056°E / 55.65583; 12.589056
Owned by Metroselskabet
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Fare zone 1 and 3
Opened 2002
Preceding station   Copenhagen Metro   Following station
toward Vanløse
toward Vestamager
DR Byen is located in Copenhagen
DR Byen
DR Byen
Location within Copenhagen

DR Byen Station is a rapid transit station on the Copenhagen Metro. It is served by the M1 line. The station is elevated from ground level. It is located in fare zones 1 and 3, and opened in 2002.

The station is situated in the northern part of Ørestad. The name of the station is related to Danmarks Radio's new headquarters DR Byen (DR town) that lies close to the station. Originally, the station was named Universitetet Station, because of new university buildings were intended to be constructed near the station, but the project was moved nearer Islands Brygge Station, next to the old buildings.

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