Tinn Billag AS is a bus company operating local services in Tinn, Norway, as well as coach services from Rjukan to Notodden, Skien and Porsgrunn as part of the NOR-WAY Bussekspress network. Since 2011, routes are operated on PSO contract with Vestviken Kollektivtrafikk.
The company dates back to 1936, when it was founded as a merger between L/L Dølen (founded 1919), Gauset Billag (1924) and A/S Tinnbuss (1925).
Fjord1 ASA is a Norwegian transport conglomerate, formed in 2001 by the merger of Møre og Romsdal Fylkesbåtar and Fylkesbaatane i Sogn og Fjordane. The company itself is a holding company for its numerous subsidiaries. Company headquarters are located in the town of Florø; however, the headquarters of the important ferry division are located in the town of Molde. The company has 75 ships, 394 buses and 147 trucks and transported 24 million passengers in 2005.
The Norwegian Trekking Association is a Norwegian association which maintains mountain trails and cabins in Norway. The association was founded on 21 January 1868 with the scope "to help and develop tourism in this country". Today the goal is to work for simple, secure and environmentally friendly outdoor activities. DNT has currently more than 200,000 individual members. It also has several "honorary members", prominent people who have shown a keen interest in Norwegian nature and given the country publicity as a tourist destination, among them Kofi Annan and Katie Melua. The secretary-general of the association is Nils Øveraas.
NOR-WAY Bussekspress is a Norwegian intercity coach network, with lines between Kristiansand in the south, Namsos in the north, Trysil in the east and Bergen in the west, and with Oslo as the main hub. The lines are operated by many different companies, while they are marketed through NOR-WAY Bussekspress AS, a company owned jointly by the operating companies.
Fosen Trafikklag is a company operating buses and ferries in Trøndelag and Østlandet in Norway. In total the company has approximately 750 vehicles and 16 ships, though numerous of them operate by subsidiaries.
TrønderBilene AS is a bus company operating in Trøndelag, Norway. As of 2009, it has 324 employees and 238 buses, and is owned by Torghatten ASA. The company operates both coach, bus, charter and school routes, as well as some truck and garage services. The areas of operation are Innherred, Namdalen, Fosen, Hitra and Frøya. TrønderBilene runs three town bus services: Buster in Steinkjer, Blåmann in Levanger and Verdalsøra, and Elgen in Namsos. The coach service from Namsos to Trondheim is part of NOR-WAY Bussekspress.
The Rjukan Line, at first called the Vestfjorddal Line, was a 16-kilometre (10 mi) Norwegian railway line running through Vestfjorddalen between Mæl and Rjukan in Vestfold og Telemark county. The railway's main purpose was to transport chemicals from Norsk Hydro's plant at Rjukan to the port at Skien, in addition to passenger transport. At Mæl the wagons were shipped 30 kilometres (19 mi) on the Tinnsjø railway ferry to Tinnoset where they connected to the Tinnoset Line. The Rjukan Line and the ferries were operated by Norsk Transport, a subsidiary of Norsk Hydro.
The Tinnoset Line was a 30-kilometer (19 mi) long Norwegian railway line that went from Tinnoset to Notodden in Vestfold og Telemark county. The railway was part of the transport chain used to transport fertilizer from Norsk Hydro's factory in Rjukan to the port in Skien. The railway opened in 1909 and was closed when the plant closed in 1991. The railway is sometimes mistakenly believed to be part of the Rjukan Line.
Tinnsjø railway ferry was a Norwegian railway ferry service on Lake Tinn that connected the Rjukan Line and Tinnoset Line. The 30-kilometer (19 mi) long ferry trip made it possible for Norsk Hydro to transport its fertilizer from the plant at Rjukan to the port in Skien. The ferry services were operated by the companies subsidiary Norsk Transport from 1909 to 1991, when the plant closed.
Gauldal Billag is a Norwegian bus operator operating in the municipalities of Røros, Holtålen and Midtre Gauldal in Sør-Trøndelag. The company also operates express buses to Trondheim and Oppdal and cooperates with Østerdal Billag on a NOR-WAY express bus between Trondheim and Oslo. The company has its headquarters in Røros.
Hemne Orkladal Billag or HOB was a Norwegian transport company based in Kyrksæterøra, Sør-Trøndelag. HOB was founded in 1937 and merged with Trondheim Trafikkselskap in 2001 to form Team Trafikk.
Torghatten ASA is a Norwegian shipping company based in Brønnøysund. The company's areas of operation include operating bus, car ferries, fast ferries, travel agencies, real estate, security and maintenance. The company's main asset is a 100% ownership in Fosen Trafikklag.
Pan Trafikk was a Norwegian bus company operating in and around the city of Bergen. The company was created as a merger between Åsane Billag and Bilruta Fana–Os–Milde. The company had depots in Åsane, Fana, Os and Søreide. In 1999, the company merged with Bergen Sporvei to create Gaia Trafikk, which was later merged with Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap, forming Tide.
Bergen Nordhordland Rutelag is a Norwegian company based in Vestland. The company operates a small fleet of ferries.
Telemark Bilruter AS is a Norwegian bus company based in Vestfold og Telemark with headquarters in Seljord. The company operates regional and express buses, and through subsidiaries also trucks. They operate routes in the municipalities of Vinje, Tokke, Fyresdal, Kviteseid, Nissedal, Seljord and Bø in Telemark, and Åmli in Aust-Agder. The company has 184 employees, 85 buses and 25 trucks.
Østerdal Billag is a Norwegian bus operator operating in Østerdalen in Innlandet. The company also operates in cooperates with Gauldal Billag on a NOR-WAY express bus between Trondheim and Oslo. The company has its headquarters in Tynset. The company was founded in 1973 as a merger between 23 local bus companies and is owned by Gauldal Billag.
Chr. Salvesen & Chr. Thams's Communications Aktieselskab, Salvesen & Thams, Comms. AS or S&T is a Norwegian company based at Løkken Verk in Meldal that was responsible for electricity production and railway operation for Løkken Mine operated by the Orkla Mining Company. After the mine closed in 1987 it has been turned into a development company to try to create new jobs at Løkken.
Hedmark Trafikk FKF is the public transport administration for bus transport in Hedmark, Norway and owned by the county administration. The company plans, markets and organises the public transport in Hedmark, but does not operate any buses itself. Instead it issues contracts to operating companies based on negotiated contracts.
MF Storegut is a railway ferry that operated between Tinnoset and Mæl on Lake Tinn, Norway. She was launched on 25 May 1956 and taken out of service after 4 July 1991 when the Tinnsjø railway ferry ceased operations. As of 2008 Storegut is docked at Tinnoset and is used for chartered heritage services. She is named for the poem "Storegut" by Aasmund Olavsson Vinje.
Hydro Transport AS was a railway- and shipping company responsible for the transport of chemicals from Norsk Hydro Rjukan. A subsidiary of Norsk Hydro, the company was founded in 1907, operations ceased in 1991, while the company became defunct at the end of 2009.
Kalhovdfjorden is a lake belonging to the municipality of Tinn in Vestfold og Telemark county in southern Norway. Kalhovdfjorden belongs to the catchment of the river Skien. The river Mår comes out of the lake. The lake is part of the Skiensvassdraget. To the north lies Geilo, to the south lie the lakes Møsvatn, Gøystavatnet and Lake Tinn. The area of the lake is 20.39 square kilometers (7.87 sq mi) and it is 1,084 meters (3,556 ft) above sea level.