Several long-distance train routes will be closed this weekend

TrainTrain.Photo: Tor Erik Schrøder / NTB scanpix

The entire Nordlandsbanen and the sections Drammen – Kristiansand and Drammen – Sande will be closed for maintenance this weekend, Bane Nor informs.

For the Nordlandsbanen, parts of the section, between Steinkjer and Bodø, will also be closed until Monday 9.20 am.

The section between Trondheim and Steinkjer will be closed from Friday at 23.40 until the same time on Sunday.

Sørlandsbanen and Vestfoldbanen are also affected. From Friday 7 am until 11 am Sunday morning, the line between Kongsberg and Kristiansand will be closed.

The line between Asker and Kongsberg is closed from 11 pm on Friday night until 11 am on Sunday morning. The Vestfold line between Drammen and Sande will be closed for the same period.

A lot of different work will be done on the lines, including rail replacement, excavation along the track, and clearing of forest. Bane Nor encourages travelers to use Entur’s travel planner for more information.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today


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