Northwest Line (Denmark)

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Overview
Native nameNordvestbanen
Type Railway
System Danish railways
Status13
Termini Roskilde
55°38′19″N12°05′18″E / 55.6386°N 12.0883°E / 55.6386; 12.0883 (Roskilde station)
Kalundborg
55°40′40″N11°05′20″E / 55.6778°N 11.0890°E / 55.6778; 11.0890 (Kalundborg station)
Stations13
Operation
Owner Banedanmark
Operator(s) DSB
CharacterRegional railway
Technical
Line length79.3 km

The Northwest Line (Danish: Nordvestbanen), also referred to as the Kalundborg Line (Danish: Kalundborgbanen), is a 79.3 km (49.3 mi) long, state-owned single track passenger railway line between Roskilde and Kalundborg in the western part of the island of Zealand. The railway is owned by Banedanmark and the service is operated by DSB between Copenhagen Central Station and Kalundborg. [1]

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History

The railway was established as a result of the Railway Act of 29. February 1869. The rail line opened in 30 December 1874.. [2]

Stations

StationLocationDistance from
Copenhagen C (km)
Distance from
Kalundborg (km)
Comments
Roskilde station Copenhagen 0.079.3
Lejre station (Lj) Lejre 9.070.3
Kisserup Halt Kisserup 15.064.2
Hvalsø station (Hv) Kirke Hvalsø 17.062.3
Tølløse station (Tø) Tølløse 13.3Transfer to the Tølløse Line
Skodsborg station Skodsborg 23.056.3
Skimmede Halt Skimmede 26.053.3
Vipperød station (Pe) Vipperød 30.049.3
Holbæk station (Hk) Holbæk 36.043.3Transfer to the Odsherred Line
Regstrup Station (Rt) Regstrup 44.035.3
Knabstrup station (Ks) Knabstrup 48.031.3
Mørkøv station (Mø) Mørkøv 51.028.3
Tornved Halt Tornved 55.024.3
Jyderup station (Jy) Jyderup 58.021.4
Svebølle station (Se) Svebølle 66.013.3
Viskinge station Viskinge 68.011.3
Værslev station (Væ) Værslev 71.08.3
Ubberup Halt Ubberup 74.05.3
Kalundborg station (Kb) Kalundborg 79.30.0

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References

  1. "Nordvestbanen på Sjælland - (DSB)". danskejernbaner.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. "Da Nordvestbanen kom til Lejre". dmm.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 18 March 2015.