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Eidsvoll Verk Station

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Eidsvoll Verk
Eidsvoll Verk stasjon.jpg
Location RåholtEidsvoll
Norway
Coordinates 60°17′15.78″N 11°10′9.86″E / 60.2877167°N 11.1694056°E / 60.2877167; 11.1694056Coordinates: 60°17′15.78″N 11°10′9.86″E / 60.2877167°N 11.1694056°E / 60.2877167; 11.1694056
Owned by Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operated by Norges Statsbaner
Line(s) Gardermoen Line
Distance 63.3 km (39.3 mi)
Platforms 2
Connections Bus: Ruter
Construction
Architect Arkitektskap
History
Opened 27 September 1998

Eidsvoll Verk Station (Norwegian: Eidsvoll Verk stasjon) is a railway station located on the Gardermoen Line at Råholt near Eidsvoll Verk in Eidsvoll, Norway. The station was taken into use in 1999 when the commuter trains to Eidsvoll started using the Gardermoen Line. It was designed by Arkitektskap and built in concrete, with details in metal and wood, and is sunk into the ground.

Service[edit]

The Oslo Commuter Rail, operated by the Norwegian State Railways, serves Eidsvoll Verk twice per hour with lines L12 Eidsvoll - Oslo S - Drammen - Kongsberg, and R11 Eidsvoll - Oslo S - Larvik/Skien. The service has only one northbound station, Eidsvoll, 5 minutes away. Travel time to Oslo Airport is 5 minutes, and to Oslo Central Station, 30 minutes.[1] The public transport authority Ruter operates bus services to the station, including a correspondence from Eidsvoll Verk via the station to Dal.[2] There is also a taxi stand at the station.[3]

Facilities[edit]

A Class 69 train at the station

The station is designed in the same style as the rest of the Gardermoen Line and the Airport Express Train. The station consists of two side platforms lowered 7.5 metres (25 ft) in the terrain. The walls are covered in ramps and stairs to liven up the concrete walls with metal detailing. Above the station is a walkway built in wood; its curved shape was designed to fit in with the hilly landscape. On the west side is a bus stop, on the east side is a park and ride facility.

The station is unmanned and without a station building, but the platforms have sheds and ticket machines.[3] It is located south of Eidsvoll Station and north of Oslo Airport Station on the Gardermoen Line,[4] 63 kilometres (39 mi) from Oslo Central Station.[5]

History[edit]

Eidsvoll Verk was built along with the rest of the Gardermoen Line for the opening of Oslo Airport, Gardermoen in 1998. The station was designed by Arkitektskap, with construction starting in 1997. The station opened on 27 September 1998,[5] but the commuter train service along the line did not start until 1999, when the Romerike Tunnel opened.[4] In 2008, the parking lot was expanded with an additional 36 parking spaces.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eidsvoll Verk - Oslo S". 
  2. ^ "Bus 811 to Dølihagan" (in Norwegian). Ruter. 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Eidsvoll Verk". Norwegian State Railways. 
  4. ^ a b "Eidsvoll Verk" (in Norwegian). Norwegian National Rail Administration. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  5. ^ a b "Eidsvoll Verk" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Railway Club. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station Line Following station
Oslo Airport Gardermoen Line Eidsvoll
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Oslo Airport R11 SkienOslo SEidsvoll   Eidsvoll
Preceding station Local trains Following station
Oslo Airport L12 KongsbergOslo SEidsvoll   Eidsvoll