Jar (station)

Jar is a station served both by the Oslo Metro and the Oslo Tramway located in Bærum, just west of Lysakerelva which divides Oslo and Bærum. The track is shared, the tram line (Lilleaker Line) joins with the rapid transit line (Kolsås Line) on the Oslo side of the river.[1] The station's penthouse is yellow and contained a newspaper outlet.[2]

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LocationJar, Bærum
Coordinates59°55′36″N 10°37′13″E / 59.926635°N 10.620303°E / 59.926635; 10.620303Coordinates: 59°55′36″N 10°37′13″E / 59.926635°N 10.620303°E / 59.926635; 10.620303
Elevation68.2 m (224 ft)
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Kolsås Line (metro)
Lilleaker Line (tramway)
Distance9.1 km (5.7 mi) from Stortinget
Structure typeAt-grade
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened1 June 1924 (1924-06-01)
Rebuilt1 July 2006 (2006-07-01) - December 1, 2010 (2010-12-01)
Preceding station   Oslo Metro Piktogram.svg Oslo Metro   Following station
towards Kolsås
Line 3
towards Mortensrud
Preceding station   Oslo Tramway Piktogram.svg Oslo Tramway   Following station
Line 13
towards Grefsen

Formerly, the entire line to Kolsås was part of the tram network. Since 2 December 2007 tram operations (line 13) have returned on this line from Jar to Bekkestua.

As of December 2016, the Tram line 13 is running trams (every 10 minutes) to Bekkestua.[3] The Oslo Metro line 3 also runs with an interval of every 15 minutes.


  1. ^ "Jar stasjon" [Jar Station] (in Norwegian). Ruter. Archived from the original on 4 October 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  2. ^ Hartmann, Eivind; Mangset, Øistein (2001). Neste stopp - verneplan for bygninger (in Norwegian). Baneforlaget. pp. 94–6. ISBN 82-91448-17-5.
  3. ^ 1. desember tar vi nye Jar stasjon i bruk (Plaque on MX3000 train) (in Norwegian). Oslo: Ruter.

External linksEdit

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