Frognerseteren (station)

Frognerseteren is the end station of the Holmenkollen Line of the Oslo Metro, located in the Marka section of Oslo, the capital city of Norway. It the northernmost station in Oslo Metro, and is the station after Voksenkollen. The line to Frognerseteren was completed on 16 May 1916. The station has two platforms which, like other stations on the Holmenkollen Line, only accommodate two-car trains. The elevation of the station is 469 meters (1,539 ft) above sea level, the highest of all the stations in Oslo.[1] The altitude difference between this station and the lowest in Oslo Metro (Stortinget), 478 meters (1,568 ft), is the highest altitude difference within a metro network in the world.

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Frognerseteren
Frognerseteren stasjon.jpg
LocationNordmarka, Oslo
Norway
Coordinates59°58′44″N 10°40′40″E / 59.97889°N 10.67778°E / 59.97889; 10.67778Coordinates: 59°58′44″N 10°40′40″E / 59.97889°N 10.67778°E / 59.97889; 10.67778
Elevation469.0 m (1,538.7 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Holmenkollen Line
Distance14.3 km (8.9 mi) from Stortinget
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
History
Opened16 May 1916

The area around Frognerseteren has very little population, but is popular for recreation, with a restaurant and hiking trails or, during the winter, skiing. Tryvannstårnet is also within walking distance although Voksenkollen station is slightly closer.

The nameEdit

Originally this place was the seter (mountain dairy farm) of Frogner Manor.

ServicesEdit

TERMINUS NEXT STATION
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Frognerseteren NEXT STATION
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TERMINUS
Frognerseteren Terminus Line 1 Voksenkollen Bergkrystallen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oslo Sporveier. "Holmenkollbanens stasjoner". Archived from the original on 2008-04-01.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Frognerseteren stasjon at Wikimedia Commons