Raumabanen: Railway Stations on Raumabanen, Rauma Line, ndalsnes Station, Kylling Bridge, Bjorli Station, Domb s Station, Lesja Station Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157924845

Published: June 11th 2010

Paperback

26 pages


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Raumabanen: Railway Stations on Raumabanen, Rauma Line, ndalsnes Station, Kylling Bridge, Bjorli Station, Domb s Station, Lesja Station  by  Books LLC

Raumabanen: Railway Stations on Raumabanen, Rauma Line, ndalsnes Station, Kylling Bridge, Bjorli Station, Domb s Station, Lesja Station by Books LLC
June 11th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 26 pages | ISBN: 9781157924845 | 5.13 Mb

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Railway Stations on Raumabanen, Rauma Line, ndalsnes Station,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Railway Stations on Raumabanen, Rauma Line, ndalsnes Station, Kylling Bridge, Bjorli Station, Dombs Station, Lesja Station, Lesjaverk Station. Excerpt: The Rauma Line (Norwegian: ) is the 114.2 km (71 mi) long stretch of railway from Dombs (on the Dovre Line) to ndalsnes in Norway.

The line is a sidetrack to the main line between Oslo and Trondheim, and it is not electrified. Raumabanen is the only railway extending into Mre og Romsdal county. There are five stations, of which three are manned by the Rail Administration. The five stations are Dombs, Lesja, Lesjaverk, Bjorli and ndalsnes. This is because the Rauma line is not remotely controlled, but in need of being run manually at the stations. Originally there were twelve stations along the line.

The line is operated by Norges Statsbaner (NSB), which runs four passenger trains each way daily with Type 93 units. From ndalsnes there are bus connections to lesund, Molde and Kristiansund, and from Dombs there are train connections to Oslo and Trondheim. In the summer there are special tourist trains running from ndalsnes to Bjorli, some of which are steam operated.

A committee to build a railway to the cities of Mre og Romsdal was first settled in 1869, and five years later stocks were sold to contribute to the construction, which was not approved by the Norwegian Parliament. In 1908, however, the parliament decided to build a railway to the Romsdalsfjord. The construction started on 12 January 1912 and was finished nearly 13 years later on 30 November 1924.

The first part from Dombs to Bjorli opened for traffic as early as 1921. The 12 years of construction required more than 14 million man-hours and investments totaling NOK 49 million. The line played a key role during World Wa... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1035451



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