Besserud (station)

Besserud is a station on the Holmenkollen Line (Line 1) on the Oslo Metro, between Midtstuen and Holmenkollen.[1]

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Besserud
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LocationHolmenkollen, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates59°57′27″N 10°40′20″E / 59.95750°N 10.67222°E / 59.95750; 10.67222Coordinates: 59°57′27″N 10°40′20″E / 59.95750°N 10.67222°E / 59.95750; 10.67222
Elevation242.2 m (795 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Holmenkollen Line
Distance9.1 km (5.7 mi) from Stortinget
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened31 May 1898

HistoryEdit

The station was opened as the terminus of the Holmenkollen Line on 31 May 1889, and was originally named Holmenkollen.[2] When the line was extended to Frognerseteren on 16 May 1916 the station acquired its current name. The architect for the wooden station building was Paul Due.

ServicesEdit

TERMINUS NEXT STATION
← WEST 
Besserud NEXT STATION
 EAST →
TERMINUS
Frognerseteren Holmenkollen Line 1 Midtstuen Bergkrystallen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oslo Sporveier. "Holmenkollbanens stasjoner". Archived from the original on 2008-04-01.
  2. ^ Holden, Finn (2000). Vinderen – fra fangstboplass til moderne bydel. Oslo: Baneforlaget. p. 92.