Montebello station

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Montebello is a station on the Kolsås Line (Line 3) of the Oslo Metro. The station is located between Smestad and Ullernåsen. Montebello is the first station on line 3 not shared with another line. The station is on the north side of the Ring 3 highway which runs in an arch north of Oslo. It is the closest station to the Radium Hospital which is 400 m away. Montebello is located 6.0 km from Stortinget and was first opened on 15 June 1942.[1]

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General information
LocationMontebello, Oslo
Coordinates59°56′5″N 10°40′6″E / 59.93472°N 10.66833°E / 59.93472; 10.66833
Owned bySporveien
Operated bySporveien T-banen
Line(s)Kolsås Line
Distance6.0 km (3.7 mi) from Stortinget
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened15 June 1942; 80 years ago (1942-06-15)
Rebuilt1 July 2006 (2006-07-01) - 18 August 2008 (2008-08-18)
Preceding station Oslo T-bane Logo.svg Oslo Metro Following station
towards Kolsås
Line 3 Smestad
towards Mortensrud

From 1 July 2006, most of the line to Kolsås, from Montebello station and outwards, was closed for upgrades. At first trains then turned at Montebello, but from 31 July Montebello was also closed with the opening of a temporary station, Husebybakken which substituted for Montebello. This temporary station was located a few hundred metres to the east of the regular station and served as the terminus for the line.[2] On 18 August 2008, the rebuilt Montebello station was opened. The new station has a longer platform, capable of serving trains with up to six cars, an increase from three. The previous level crossing has been removed, and a third rail power supply is used throughout. Up to the upgrade of Kolsåsbanen that started in 2006, trains switched from third rail to overhead wire systems at Montebello.


  1. ^ "Subway stations in the west".
  2. ^ "Buss erstatter Kolsåsbanen fra 1.juli (Bus replaces subway from July 1" (Press release) (in Norwegian). Oslo's transport company. June 22, 2006. Archived from the original on March 20, 2008.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Montebello stasjon at Wikimedia Commons