Movatn Station

Movatn Station (Norwegian: Movatn stasjon) is an unstaffed railway station on the Gjøvik Line at Movatn in Maridalen, Oslo, Norway. The station is located about 19 km from Oslo S between Snippen Station and Nittedal Station and was first opened in 1900 as a crossing track, two years ahead of the opening of Gjøvikbanen.

Movatn
Movatn stasjon.jpg
LocationMovatn, Maridalen
Oslo komm.svg Oslo
Norway
Coordinates60°02′15″N 10°48′46″E / 60.03750°N 10.81278°E / 60.03750; 10.81278Coordinates: 60°02′15″N 10°48′46″E / 60.03750°N 10.81278°E / 60.03750; 10.81278
Elevation271.8
Owned byBane NOR
Operated byVy Gjøvikbanen
Line(s)Gjøvik Line
Distance19.34 km
Platforms2
History
Opened1927

In 1927 the station was upgraded with a station building and converted to a staffed station reserved for passengers and freight. In 1935 Movatn was officially designated a station. The station became remote controlled in 1971, and the following year it became unstaffed. In 1975 the station building was demolished.

The station lies at an altitude of 271.8 m AMSL and now has a small shack to protect waiting passengers. It has parking spaces for ten cars.

SourcesEdit

Preceding station   Following station
Snippen Gjøvik Line Nittedal
Preceding station Local trains Following station
Snippen L3 Oslo SJaren   Nittedal