Hirtshals station

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Hirtshals station
Terminal station
Hirtshals endstation ubt.JPG
Platform facade of Hirtshals station
Location Jernbanegade
9850 Hirtshals
Denmark
Coordinates 57°35′30.46″N 9°57′42.15″E / 57.5917944°N 9.9617083°E / 57.5917944; 9.9617083Coordinates: 57°35′30.46″N 9°57′42.15″E / 57.5917944°N 9.9617083°E / 57.5917944; 9.9617083
Owned by Nordjyske Jernbaner
Operated by Nordjyske Jernbaner
Line(s) Hirtshals Line
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
History
Opened 1925
Rebuilt 1939
Services
Preceding station   Nordjyske Jernbaner   Following station
toward Hjørring
Hjørring - Hirtshals
Local train
Terminus
Location
Hirtshals station is located in Denmark
Hirtshals station
Hirtshals station
Location within Denmark

Hirtshals station is the main railway station serving the town of Hirtshals, Denmark. The station is the northern terminus of the Hirtshalsbanen railway line from Hjørring to Hirtshals. The station opened in 1925 and was moved to its current location in 1939. The train services are currently operated by Nordjyske Jernbaner which run frequent local train services between Hirtshals and Hjørring with onward connections by DSB to the rest of Denmark.

History[edit]

Railcar from Hjørring Privatbaner at Hirtshals station in 1975.

The station opened in 1925 to serve as terminus of the new railway line from Hjørring to Hirtshals. In 1939, the station was moved east to its current location closer to Hirtshals harbour and the current station building was built.

Architecture[edit]

The original station building in 2011.

The original station building was built in the grand style characteristic of the railway lines of the railway company Hjørring Privatbaner. It still exists and now houses different offices and meeting facilities.

The current station building was built in 1939.

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Train services[edit]

The train services are currently operated by Nordjyske Jernbaner which run frequent local train services from Hirtshals station to Hjørring station with onward connections by DSB to the rest of Denmark.

An international passenger service, Nordpilen, between Hirtshals and Hamburg, connecting with the ferries to and from Norway, ceased many years ago.

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