Flåm Station

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Flåm
Flåmsbana train at Flåm Station.jpg
An NSB El 17 at Flåm Station
Location FlåmAurland
Norway
Coordinates 60°51′47″N 7°06′50″E / 60.86306°N 7.11389°E / 60.86306; 7.11389Coordinates: 60°51′47″N 7°06′50″E / 60.86306°N 7.11389°E / 60.86306; 7.11389
Elevation 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in)
Owned by Norwegian National Rail Administration
Operated by Norwegian State Railways
Line(s) Flåm Line
Distance 356.00 km (221.21 mi)
Other information
Station code IATA code: XGH
History
Opened 1 August 1940

Flåm Station (Norwegian: Flåm stasjon) is the terminus station for Flåm Line, located at Flåm in Aurland, Norway. The station is served by the tourist trains on the Flåm Line, operated by Norwegian State Railways. Flåm is one of Norway's largest tourist attractions, with half a million visitors annually.

The station opened on 1 August 1940 for freight, and the year after for passenger traffic. The station was built to allow transfer from ferries operating on Sognefjord to the Bergen Line at Myrdal Station. Marketing of the service was transferred to Flåm Utvikling in 1998; after this a new station building was opened, and the old station building converted to a railway museum.

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Preceding station Line Following station
Terminus Flåm Line Lunden