Frederiksværk Line

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The Frederiksværk Line (Danish: Frederiksværkbanen) is a 39.0 km (24.2 mi) long[2] standard gauge single track local passenger railway line in North Zealand, Denmark. It runs between Hillerød and Hundested. The name Frederiksværkbanen refers to the town Frederiksværk between Hillerød and Hundested.

Frederiksværk Line
HFHJ Hillerød Frederiksværk Hundested Jernbane auch Frederiksværkbanen genannt 822287.jpg
A train at Melby Station
Overview
Native nameFrederiksværkbanen
OwnerHovedstadens Lokalbaner
TerminiHillerød
Hundested
Stations16
Service
TypeRailway
SystemDanish railways
Operator(s)Lokaltog[1]
History
OpenedHillerødFrederiksværk: 31 May 1897 (1897-05-31)
FrederiksværkHundested: 21 December 1916 (1916-12-21)[2]
Technical
Line length39.0 km (24.2 mi)[2]
CharacterLocal railway
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
ElectrificationNo
Operating speed100 km/h (62 mph)
Route map
DK 2012 Frederiksværkbanen.jpg

The section from Hillerød to Frederiksværk opened in 1897, and the section from Frederiksværk to Hundested in 1916.[2] The railway is currently[when?] owned by Hovedstadens Lokalbaner and operated by the railway company Lokaltog.[1] Lokaltog runs frequent local train services from Hillerød station to Hundested station with most trains continuing from Hundested station to Hundested Harbour station to connect with the ferry to Rørvig in Odsherred.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Om Lokaltog". lokaltog.dk (in Danish). Lokaltog A/S. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Om Lokaltogs strækninger". lokaltog.dk (in Danish). Lokaltog A/S. Archived from the original on 22 October 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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