Rikshospitalet (station)

Rikshospitalet is a light rail tram station at the end of the Ullevål Hageby Line of the Oslo Tramway. It is located at Rikshospitalet, the Norwegian National Hospital, at Gaustad in Oslo, Norway.

Oslo tram rikshospitalet.jpg
LocationGaustad, Nordre Aker, Oslo
Coordinates59°56′52″N 10°42′53″E / 59.947768°N 10.714716°E / 59.947768; 10.714716Coordinates: 59°56′52″N 10°42′53″E / 59.947768°N 10.714716°E / 59.947768; 10.714716
Line(s)Ullevål Hageby Line 17 18 
Opened1 June 1999

The station opened on 1 June 1999 as part of the line extension when the hospital opened.[1] The expansion was financed by Oslo Package 2.[2] The station is served by lines 17 and 18, using SL95 low-floor trams. This allow step-free access from and to all stations until the city center. Trams operate each five minutes. The next station is Gaustadalléen.[3]


  1. ^ Ruter. "Historie Oslo Sporveier" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on February 20, 2009. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
  2. ^ Lian, Jon Inge (2004). Delvis brukerbetalt utbygging av transportsystemet i Oslo og Akershus. Evaluering av Oslopakke 1 og 2 (PDF). TØI-rapport 714/2004 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Institute of Transport Economics. p. 10. Retrieved 18 March 2009.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Oslo Sporveier. "Linjekart" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2009. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
Rikshospitalet NEXT STATION
Rikshospitalet Terminus Line 17 Gaustadalléen Grefsen
Rikshospitalet Line 18 Ljabru