Hovseter is a station on the Røa Line of the Oslo Metro between Holmen and Røa. It is located in the Vestre Aker borough.

Hovseter in June 2007
General information
LocationVestre Aker, Oslo
Coordinates59°56′46″N 10°39′16″E / 59.94611°N 10.65444°E / 59.94611; 10.65444
Elevation135.6 m (445 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Røa Line
Distance6.7 km (4.2 mi) from Stortinget
Structure typeAt-grade
Opened24 January 1935

The station was opened on 24 January 1935 with the completion of the line to Røa. It is 135.6 metres above sea level, and 6.7 km from Stortinget.[1]

Hovseter is one of the most densely populated areas along Røabanen, and the neighborhood has several fairly large apartment buildings, some of which are public housing. South of the station is Huseby leir, the base for Hans Majestet Kongens Garde.

References edit

  1. ^ Subway stations in western Oslo Sporveien.no (in Norwegian)

External links edit

  Media related to Hovseter stasjon at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   Oslo Metro Following station
towards Østerås
Line 2 Holmen