Vestmarka Line

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Vestmarka Line
Overview
Native name Vestmarkabanen
Type Railway
System Norwegian railway
Status Abandonend
Locale Eidskog
Termini Skotterud
Vestmarka
Operation
Opened 15 October 1918
Closed 1 June 1965
Owner Norwegian State Railways
Operator(s) Norwegian State Railways
Character Passenger and freight
Technical
Line length 14.25 kilometres (9 mi)
Number of tracks Single
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification No
Vestmarka Line
Grense Line from Kongsvinger
0.00 km Skotterud(1865)
to Charlottenberg
Vrangselva
Repshus(1924)
3.80 km Børgerud(1918)
Snesbøl(1924)
Taugbøl(1928)
6.59 km Stangnes(1918)
Rastad(1924)
Rognlia(1924)
11.58 km Buåa(1918)
Stangeskovene
Vestmarka Church(1924)
14.25 km Vestmarka(1918)

The Vestmarka Line (Norwegian: Vestmarkabanen) is an abandoned railway between Skotterud and Vestmarka in Eidskog, Norway. The line was 14.3 kilometers long and opened on October 15, 1918. The line was the first railway in Norway to terminate passenger transport, on January 3, 1931. Freight transport between Buåa and Vestmarka was terminated on February 15, 1961 and the line completely terminated on June 1, 1965.

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