Hovseter (station)

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Hovseter
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Hovseter in June 2007
LocationVestre Aker, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates59°56′46″N 10°39′16″E / 59.94611°N 10.65444°E / 59.94611; 10.65444Coordinates: 59°56′46″N 10°39′16″E / 59.94611°N 10.65444°E / 59.94611; 10.65444
Elevation135.6 m (445 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Røa Line
Distance6.7 km (4.2 mi) from Stortinget
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
History
Opened24 January 1935

Hovseter is a station on the Røa Line of the Oslo Metro between Holmen and Røa. It is located in the Vestre Aker borough.

The station was opened on 24 January 1935 with the completion of the line to Røa. It is 135.6 metres above sea level, and 6.7 km from Stortinget.[1]

Hovseter is one of the most densely populated areas along Røabanen, and the neighborhood has several fairly large apartment buildings, some of which are public housing. South of the station is Huseby leir, the base for Hans Majestet Kongens Garde.

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Østerås Røa Line 2 Holmen Ellingsrudåsen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subway stations in western Oslo Sporveien.no (in Norwegian)

External links[edit]

Media related to Hovseter stasjon at Wikimedia Commons

Line 2[edit]

Line 2: Østerås – Stortinget – Ellingsrudåsen

ØsteråsLijordetEiksmarkaEkraveienRøa • Hovseter • HolmenMakrellbekkenSmestadBorgenMajorstuenNationaltheatretStortingetJernbanetorgetGrønlandTøyenEnsjøHelsfyrBrynsengHellerudTveitaHaugerudTrosterudLindebergFurusetEllingsrudåsen