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Miners and rail lines and bears, oh my!

Ofotbanen, legendary iron-hauling railway, is a trip through history and wild landscapes M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Above the Arctic Circle in Norway, Ofotbanen is a rail line like no other. It’s the world’s...

Oslo-Stockholm train popular

The weeks-old route has seen huge passenger numbers Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Sweden state railway SJ commenced high-speed services between Stockholm and Oslo on August 10. The company’s tilting X 2000 train, also called...

At least 3 dead in Norway train derailment

Officials say three people were killed and four people were injured when an out-of-control train derailed and went downhill in Oslo, Norway. The train operator, CargoNet, said in a statement on its Web site...

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...

Centenary celebration of the Bergen Line

The Bergen Line will be 100 years old on Nov. 27. The anniversary will be celebrated in style at Bergen’s Grieg Hall on Nov. 20. Many people will be wanting to celebrate the Bergen...

By train in Norway

The Norwegian railway network stretches from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø, above the Arctic Circle. It is even possible to travel by train to Narvik, which is connected to the Swedish railway network....

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...

Live alligator found in bag on train in Norway

  OSLO (AFP) — Norwegian customs officials carrying out a routine check were shocked to find a live alligator in luggage on board a train bound for Oslo, officials said on Monday. The 75-centimetre...