Dombås Station

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Dombås
Dombaas railway station.jpg
Location DombåsDovre
Norway
Coordinates 62°4′5″N 9°7′31″E / 62.06806°N 9.12528°E / 62.06806; 9.12528Coordinates: 62°4′5″N 9°7′31″E / 62.06806°N 9.12528°E / 62.06806; 9.12528
Elevation 659 m (2,162 ft) AMSL
Operated by Norwegian State Railways
Line(s) Dovre Line
Rauma Line
Distance 343.04 km (213.16 mi)
History
Opened 1913

Dombås Station (Norwegian: Dombås stasjon) is a railway station located at Dombås in Dovre, Norway. The station is located on the Dovre Line as well as serving as the terminal station for the Rauma Line. The station is served by express trains on the Dovre Line and regional trains on the Rauma Line. The station was built in 1913 when the Dovre Line was extended to Dombås.

The restaurant was taken over by Norsk Spisevognselskap on 15 November 1924. The building burned down on 23 April 1940 during the German occupation of Norway. A kiosk was immediately opened, and remained in use until the new station building and restaurant opened on 1 July 1941.[1]

The first American killed in World War II, Captain Robert M. Losey, lost his life here on April 21, 1940, when a German aircraft bombed the station.

Looking north at Dombås Station, the Dovre Line heads into the right tunnel while the Rauma Line heads into the left tunnel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Just, Carl (1949). A/S Norsk Spisevognselskap 1919–1949 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk Spisevognselskap. p. 61. OCLC 40310643. 
Preceding station Line Following station
Dovre Dovre Line Hjerkinn
Terminus Rauma Line Lesja
Preceding station Express trains Following station
Dovre   Oslo STrondheim S   Hjerkinn
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Terminus   DombåsÅndalsnes   Lesja