Gjerstad Station

Gjerstad Station (Norwegian: Gjerstad stasjon) is a railway station located in the village of Gjerstad in the municipality of Gjerstad in Agder county, Norway. The station sits along the Sørlandsbanen railway line and it is served by express trains to Kristiansand and Oslo. The small station has a waiting room, parking for up to 25 cars, and bus and taxi connections to the surrounding area.[1][2]

Gjerstad
Railway station
Gjerstad stasjon.JPG
General information
LocationGjerstad, Gjerstad
Norway
Coordinates58°52′12″N 09°01′23″E / 58.87000°N 9.02306°E / 58.87000; 9.02306Coordinates: 58°52′12″N 09°01′23″E / 58.87000°N 9.02306°E / 58.87000; 9.02306
Elevation36.6 m (120 ft)
Owned byBane NOR
Operated byGo-Ahead Norge
Line(s)Sørlandsbanen
Distance237.05 km (147.30 mi)
Platforms2
ConnectionsBus: Tvedestrand, Risør
Construction
Parking25
Other information
Station codeGJE
History
Opened10 November 1935 (1935-11-10)
Location
Gjerstad is located in Agder
Gjerstad
Gjerstad
Location within Agder
Gjerstad is located in Norway
Gjerstad
Gjerstad
Gjerstad (Norway)

HistoryEdit

The station was opened in 1935 when the Sørlandet Line was extended from Neslandsvatn Station to Arendal Station.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gjerstad" (in Norwegian). Bane NOR. Retrieved 2017-12-23.
  2. ^ "Gjerstad stasjon". Norges Statsbaner. Retrieved 2017-12-23.
  3. ^ "Gjerstad" (in Norwegian). Norsk Jernbaneklubb. Retrieved 2017-12-23.
Preceding station   Following station
Vegårshei Sørlandet Line Neslandsvatn
Preceding station Express trains Following station
Vegårshei 50   Stavanger-KristiansandOslo S   Neslandsvatn