Bergslagsbanans station

Bergslagsbanans station is an historic railway station in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is designated under number 21300000027694 by the Swedish National Heritage Board.

Bergslagsbanans
Bergslagsbanans fd station Gbg fran NV.jpg
Bergslagsbanans station in 2011
General information
LocationGothenburg
 Sweden
Coordinates57°42′45″N 11°58′25″E / 57.7124°N 11.9737°E / 57.7124; 11.9737Coordinates: 57°42′45″N 11°58′25″E / 57.7124°N 11.9737°E / 57.7124; 11.9737
Operated bySJ AB
Construction
ArchitectAxel Kumlien and Hjalmar Kumlien
History
Opened1881
Original companyBergslagernas Järnvägar
View of the station, circa 1904.

It was designed by brothers Axel Kumlien and Hjalmar Kumlien in 1881[1] for the Bergslagernas Järnvägar (Bergslagen Railway, BJ). The crest of the BJ can be seen above the right entrance of the station; it symbolizes ironwork and was the trademark of the railway company.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kumlien, Axel (1833 to 1913) and Kumlien, Hjalmar (1837 - 1897)". Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  2. ^ Rolf Broberg (2011). "Bergslagsbanans fd station Gbg symbol 3.jpg". Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved September 13, 2015.