Østerport Station (Danish: Østerport station) is a metro, S-train and main line railway station in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located between the districts of Indre By and Østerbro, and is named for the historic Østerport city gate, near the original location of which it is located.
|Metro, S-train and DSB station|
|Location||8 Oslo Plads, Copenhagen|
|Platforms||5 island platforms (incl Metro)|
|Tracks||9 service (incl Metro) + storage|
|Opened||2 August 1897|
|Rebuilt||15 May 1934 (S-train)|
|Electrified||1934 (S-train), 1986 (Mainline)|
The station is served by EuroCity services to international destinations, some InterCity services across Denmark, regular and frequent regional train services to and from Zealand and southern Sweden, as well as commuter rail services on the S-train network. As of 29 September 2019, Østerport is also served by the Copenhagen Metro City Circle Line and M4.
The station was designed by Heinrich Wenck and built in 1897, and originally named the East Station (Østbanegaarden). The original station building has survived to the present date, and was restored in the 1980s.
It was originally the terminus for the Coast Line, but when the station was connected with Nørreport Station via the Boulevard Line in 1917, the terminus moved to Copenhagen Central Station. In 1934, the station started serving S-trains.
The station is served by EuroCity services to international destinations, some InterCity services across Denmark, regular and frequent regional train services to and from Zealand and southern Sweden, as well as commuter rail services on the S-train network. By 2019, the service was included the Copenhagen Metro as well (future line M4).
The metro stationEdit
The Copenhagen Metro line M3 (opened 2019) on the City Circle Line serves another station called Østerport. The metro station is located under the street Østbanegade with the staircase towards Østerport station. Another line M4 later supplement line M3, going to Nordhavn and Ny Ellebjerg. A subway between the metro platforms to Østerport station is in operating.
|Preceding station||S-train||Following station|
toward Høje Taastrup
toward Solrød Strand
|Preceding station||Copenhagen Metro||Following station|
toward Kongens Nytorv
toward København H
|Preceding station||DSB Øresund||Following station|
toward Malmö C
|Preceding station||Danske Statsbaner||Following station|
- "Film 7 Olsen banden på sporet / Die Olsenbande stellt die Weichen". olsenbande-homepage.de (in German). Retrieved 5 October 2017.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Østerport Station.|