Katterat Station

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Katterat
(formerly: Hundalen)
Bm68 Ofotbanen.jpg
Location Narvik, Nordland
Norway
Coordinates 68°23′52″N 17°57′57″E / 68.3977°N 17.9659°E / 68.3977; 17.9659Coordinates: 68°23′52″N 17°57′57″E / 68.3977°N 17.9659°E / 68.3977; 17.9659
Elevation 373.5 metres (1,225 ft) above sea level
Owned by Jernbaneverket
Operated by SJ and Malmtrafik
Line(s) Ofoten Line
Distance 29.73 kilometres (18.47 mi)
History
Opened 1902

Katterat Station (Norwegian: Katterat stasjon) is a railway station in the municipality of Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. The station is located along the Ofotbanen railway line, between Rombak Station and Søsterbekk Station.

History[edit]

Katterat Station

The station was built in 1902 and it was originally called Hundalen. In 1951, the station was renamed Katterat. There is no road to Katterat station, the only arrival is by train or by foot. Until the operation of the track was remotely controlled in the 1960s, there was a small, permanent settlement on site. Today the area is popular for hiking providing cabins and several hiking trails starting at Katterat Station.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katterat stasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Jernbaneklubb. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Katterat" (in Norwegian). Jernbaneverket. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Katterat stasjon at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station Line Following station
Rombak Ofotbanen Søsterbekk