|Termini|| Roskilde |
|Line length||79.3 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.
The railway was established as a result of the Railway Act of 29. February 1869. The rail line opened in 30 December 1874..
Copenhagen C (km)
|Lejre station (Lj)||Lejre||9.0||70.3|
|Hvalsø station (Hv)||Kirke Hvalsø||17.0||62.3|
|Tølløse station (Tø)||Tølløse||13.3||Transfer to the Tølløse Line|
|Vipperød station (Pe)||Vipperød||30.0||49.3|
|Holbæk station (Hk)||Holbæk||36.0||43.3||Transfer to the Odsherred Line|
|Regstrup Station (Rt)||Regstrup||44.0||35.3|
|Knabstrup station (Ks)||Knabstrup||48.0||31.3|
|Mørkøv station (Mø)||Mørkøv||51.0||28.3|
|Jyderup station (Jy)||Jyderup||58.0||21.4|
|Svebølle station (Se)||Svebølle||66.0||13.3|
|Værslev station (Væ)||Værslev||71.0||8.3|
|Kalundborg station (Kb)||Kalundborg||79.3||0.0|
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