Tagged: NSB

NSB absent from WWII exhibition

Norway’s railway missed the railway museum event with information on its dealings with Nazis Michael Sandelson The Foreigner The exhibition, which was inaugurated on May 8, occurs in the year commemorating both the April...

Discrimination against commuters?

Some think that NSB’s strict new rules are a way to discriminate against those who commute long distances. “We want to ask NSB about the legality of people being fined who have honestly checked...

See Norway by Train. From Your Laptop.

The Bergensbanen is an amazing stretch of rail linking Bergen on the west coast of Norway with the capital city of Oslo. The tracks are the highest in all of Northern Europe, crossing the...

Increasing competition for Norwegian tourism

With fjords, mountains, the Arctic, and more, Norway has much to offer to tourists. But in a down economy and expensive prices, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Sylvia Brustad, created a competition for...

Travel like Harry Potter on the Rauma Line

Parts of the new Harry Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, were shot on the Rauma Line in Norway. ”The filming which took place at Bjorli last winter, is, as far as...

The Bergen Line celebrating 100

The Bergen Line 1909 – 2009 On November 27 1909, a railway between Norway’s two largest cities, Bergen and Oslo, was opened: the Bergen Line. At the same time, one of Europe’s most spectacular...

Oslo carpool uses electric vehicles

As the first city in the world, Oslo now has a public car-pool using only electrically driven vehicles. Membership costs NOK 100 a month, and the cost of renting a car costs NOK 100...

Best Trip Ever!

Dare to do it yourself, but learn before you leave By John Erik Stacy Bus, Boat, Car and Train When considering a trip to Norway, one of the most fun aspects of the upcoming...