Ringstabekk (old station)

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Location Ringstabekk, Bærum
Coordinates 59°55′13″N 10°36′02″E / 59.920226°N 10.600648°E / 59.920226; 10.600648Coordinates: 59°55′13″N 10°36′02″E / 59.920226°N 10.600648°E / 59.920226; 10.600648
Elevation 67.3 m
Line(s) Kolsås Line
Distance 10.5 km
Structure type At-grade
Opened 1 July 1924
Closed 2006

Ringstabekk was a station on the Kolsås Line (line 2) on the Oslo Metro system. Located in Bærum it was between Bekkestua and Tjernsrud, 10.5 km west of Stortinget.

The station was opened on 1 July 1924 as part of the tramway Bærum Line.[1]

Along with most of the line, Ringstabekk has been closed for upgrades since 1 July 2006 and its service is temporarily provided by tram line 13, as an extension of the service from Jar to Bekkestua.[2] Ringstabekk was never reopened; instead it was torn down in early 2009. It will be replaced with New Ringstabekk Station.

The company responsible for public transport in Oslo, Ruter, has the long-term objective of opening the Kolsås Line for Metro use again.