Steinerud (station)

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Steinerud
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Location Vestre Aker, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates 59°56′19″N 10°42′16″E / 59.93861°N 10.70444°E / 59.93861; 10.70444Coordinates: 59°56′19″N 10°42′16″E / 59.93861°N 10.70444°E / 59.93861; 10.70444
Elevation 75.6 m (248 ft)
Owned by Sporveien
Operated by Sporveien T-banen
Line(s) Holmenkollen Line
Distance 3.8 km (2.4 mi) from Stortinget
Construction
Structure type At-grade

Steinerud is a station on the lower part of Holmenkoll Line (line 1) of the Oslo T-bane system. It is located between Frøen and Vinderen at an altitude of 75.6 metres above sea level.[1] The station had 244 passengers daily in 2004.[2]

The station was built in 1900, two years after the line was opened. It opened as Diakonhjemmet, and was located on Stasjonsveien, where the road intersected with Lille Borgenveien and Sverrestien, and built to serve the nearby hospital Diakonhjemmet. Beside the station was the road Slemdalsveien that crossed the line. Of safety reasons, the crossing was closed, and after that Frøen Station became a more convenient stop for people going to the hospital. As a consequence, the station changed its name in 1936, though not without local protests: few knew that the hospital had been built on the farm named Steinerud, while linguistic conservatives wanted the station to be named Stenerud.[3][4]

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Frognerseteren Vinderen Line 1 Frøen Ellingsrudåsen

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of stations on Holmenkollbanen
  2. ^ Nytt spor 4 på Majorstuen. Skisseprosjekt (Project report for adding a fourth track at Majorstuen station, report is in Norwegian)
  3. ^ Munthe, Preben (2004). "Vinderen Historielags medlemsblad" (PDF) (in Norwegian) 49. Vinderen Historielag. pp. 30–31. Retrieved 2009-03-13.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  4. ^ Norwegian Railway Club. "Steinerud" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2009-03-13. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Steinerud stasjon at Wikimedia Commons