Riksgränsen Station

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Riksgränsen
Riksgränsen Station.jpg
Riksgränsen Station in 1906
LocationRiksgränsenKiruna
Sweden
Coordinates68°25′33″N 18°07′38″E / 68.42583°N 18.12726°E / 68.42583; 18.12726Coordinates: 68°25′33″N 18°07′38″E / 68.42583°N 18.12726°E / 68.42583; 18.12726
Owned byJernhusen
Operated bySJ
Line(s)Ofoten Line
Iron Ore Line
Distance42.99 km (Narvik)
1542.7 km (Stockholm C)
Platforms1
Other information
Station codeRgn
History
Opened1902

Riksgränsen Station (Norwegian: Riksgrensen stasjon, Swedish: Riksgränsen station) is a railway station located at Riksgränsen near the Norway–Sweden border, one kilometer into Sweden. The station opened in 1902 as part of the Ofoten Line and Iron Ore Line, and was the location of the switching between Norwegian and Swedish operations.[1]

The station's official inauguration took place on July 14, 1903 by King Oscar II, Crown Prince Gustaf, Prince Carl and Princess Ingeborg. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian National Rail Administration. "Riksgrensen (Sverige)". Archived from the original on 15 August 2007. Retrieved 26 January 2009.
  2. ^ Fredrik Oscar II & Borg Mesch. "B10365". Europeana. Archived from the original on 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2015-10-12.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Line Following station
Bjørnfjell Ofoten Line
Iron Ore Line Katterjåkk
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Bjørnfjell   Ofoten Line   Katterjåkk
The Riksgränsen tourist resort near the railway station.