Holmen (station)

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Holmen
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LocationOslo
Norway
Coordinates59°56′45″N 10°40′01″E / 59.94583°N 10.66694°E / 59.94583; 10.66694Coordinates: 59°56′45″N 10°40′01″E / 59.94583°N 10.66694°E / 59.94583; 10.66694
Elevation119.4 m (392 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Røa Line
Distance6.1 km (3.8 mi) from Stortinget
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
History
Opened24 January 1935

Holmen is a station on the Røa Line (line 2) of the Oslo T-bane system. It is located between Makrellbekken and Hovseter and serves the neighbourhood of Holmen. The station is 6.1 km from Stortinget. Holmen was opened on 24 January 1935 when the line was completed to Røa. The station is at an altitude of 119.4 metres above sea level.[1]The station is located in a mainly residential area.

The Oslo subway system has fought a battle against graffiti, and one of the incidents turned violent on 2 February 2007, when a subway driver was beaten by a vandal.[2]

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Østerås Hovseter Line 2 Makrellbekken Ellingsrudåsen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subway stations in western Oslo Sporveien.no (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ Knocked down by taggers Slått ned av taggere, NRK Østlandssendingen, 2 February 2007 (in Norwegian)

External links[edit]

Media related to Holmen stasjon at Wikimedia Commons

Line 2[edit]

Line 2: Østerås – Stortinget – Ellingsrudåsen

ØsteråsLijordetEiksmarkaEkraveienRøaHovseterHolmenMakrellbekkenSmestadBorgenMajorstuenNationaltheatretStortingetJernbanetorgetGrønlandTøyenEnsjøHelsfyrBrynsengHellerudTveitaHaugerudTrosterudLindebergFurusetEllingsrudåsen