Sandnes Sentrum Station

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Sandnes Central Station
Sandnes station with type 73 train.jpg
An NSB Class 73 express train at Sandnes.
LocationDowntown, Sandnes
Norway
Coordinates58°51′9″N 5°44′10″E / 58.85250°N 5.73611°E / 58.85250; 5.73611Coordinates: 58°51′9″N 5°44′10″E / 58.85250°N 5.73611°E / 58.85250; 5.73611
Elevation6.1 m (20 ft)
Owned byNorwegian National Rail Administration
Operated byNorwegian State Railways
Line(s)Sørlandet Line
Distance583.45 km (362.54 mi)
ConnectionsBus: Kolumbus

Sandnes Sentrum Station (Norwegian: Sandnes sentrum stasjon) is a railway station in the city of Sandnes in Rogaland county, Norway. The station is located in the downtown, harbour area of the city of Sandnes (in the borough of Trones og Sentrum). The station is served by regional trains to Kristiansand and Stavanger along the Sørlandet Line and by local trains on the Jæren Commuter Rail network from Stavanger Station to Egersund Station. This station is located 14.78 kilometres (9.18 mi) south of Stavanger Station. The station has a waiting room, ticket machines, and food kiosks, but few other services.[1]

History[edit]

Two NBS Class 72 commuter trains meeting at Sandnes.

The original station for Sandnes, Sandnes Station, was opened with the Jæren Line in 1878. The new Sandnes Sentrum station in the center of Sandnes was completed in 1992, and the old station converted to a stop for only regional trains.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandnes station". Norges Statsbaner. Retrieved 2016-03-17.
  2. ^ "Sandnes" (in Norwegian). Norsk Jernbaneklubb. Retrieved 2016-03-17.
Preceding station Line Following station
Jåttåvågen Sørlandet Line Sandnes Old
Preceding station Regional trains Following station
Stavanger   StavangerKristiansand   Bryne
Preceding station Local trains Following station
Gausel   Jæren Commuter Rail   Sandnes