|• Total||1,08 km2 (42 sq mi)|
|• Total||1 949|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Tomter is a village in Indre Østfold municipality in the county of Viken, Norway. Its population (2019) is 1,949. It is the largest village in the earlier municipality, Hobøl, now part of Indre Østfold. Tomter is situated approximately 40 kilometres south of Norway's capital, Oslo, and approximately 15 kilometres northwest of the biggest city in Indre Østfold, Askim. Oslo is easily reached with a 40 minute train ride from Tomter Station. Tomter is one of five villages and cities in Indre Østfold municipality. The others being: Spydeberg, Skjønhaug, Mysen and Askim. Tomter's population has been incrasing heavily the last few years, because of its close proximity to the capital, and train station. Because of this, there is always a lot of construction and development all over the town. Since 2012, Tomter's population has increased with almost 500.
Tomter Station has connections to the cities of Oslo, Ski, Askim, and Mysen, all part of The Østfold Line's eastern line. On the weekdays, trains arrive at the station every 30 minutes, with every other train going the other way. On the weekends, it's once an hour. In the rushhours, theres two trains every 30 minutes going each way. Not many buses pass through Tomter, except for the school buses going to Knapstad Middle School and Askim Upper Secondary School and Mysen Upper Secondary School. Most teenagers from Tomter attend Askim Upper Secondary School, and a few attend Mysen Upper Secondary School or something else.
The village is the site of Tomter Church (Tomter kirke). The village has an elementary school, grocery store, pub, kiosk, museum, library, post office, pizza bakery and hairdresser. It also has a sports field with two football pitches, sports house and eight ski jumps.Tomter has a railway station on Østre Linje, a part of the Østfold Line. The village had a gas station and a fire department earlier.
Magnus Jøndal, professional handball player.
Akershus is a traditional region and current electoral district in Norway, with Oslo as its main city and traditional capital. It is named for Akershus Fortress in Oslo. From the middle ages to 1919 Akershus was a fief and main county that included most of Eastern Norway; from the 17th century to 2020 Akershus also had a more narrow meaning as a (sub) county that included most of the Greater Oslo Region.
Spydeberg is a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Spydeberg. It is divided into the parishes of Spydeberg, Heli, and Hovin. Spydeberg was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838.
Askim is a town and a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Askim. Askim was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838.
Hobøl was a municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Elvestad. Hobøl is situated about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Oslo. The parish of Haabøl was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838.
Langhus is a village in the municipality of Nordre Follo in Viken, Norway. With a population of about 13,000, Langhus includes the local areas of Bøleråsen, Vevelstad and Langhus.
Mysen is the administrative center of the municipality of Eidsberg in the county of Østfold in Norway.
The Østfold Line is a 170-kilometer (110 mi) railway line which runs from Oslo through the western parts of Follo and Østfold to Kornsjø in Norway. It continues through Sweden as the Norway/Vänern Line. The northern half is double track and the entire line is electrified. It serves a combination of commuter, regional and freight trains and is the main rail corridor in the south of Norway. The Eastern Østfold Line branches off at Ski Station and runs 79 kilometers (49 mi) before rejoining at Sarpsborg Station.
The Eastern Østfold Line is a 79-kilometer (49 mi) railway line which runs between Ski and Sarpsborg. It follows a more eastern route than the Østfold Line, with which it adjoins at both Ski Station and Sarpsborg Station, serving the Indre Østfold district. The line is single track and electrified. The Eastern Line serves the hourly L22 lines of the Oslo Commuter Rail, operated by the Norwegian State Railways. There is no regular traffic south of Rakkestad Station, although the line can be used for freight trains when the Western Line is closed.
The Follo Line is a planned 22.5-kilometer (14.0 mi) high-speed railway between Oslo and Ski, Norway. Running parallel to the Østfold Line, it will be engineered for 250 km/h (155 mph). Terminal stations will be Oslo Central Station and Ski Station. Most of the line, 19 kilometres (12 mi), will be in a single tunnel, which will be the longest railway tunnel in the country. Construction started in 2014, and is estimated to be completed by December 2022. The Follo Line will increase capacity from twelve to forty trains per hour along the South Corridor, and will allow express and regional trains to decrease travel time from Ski to Oslo from 22 to 11 minutes. The line was prospected to cost over 26 billion Norwegian krone (NOK) in 2014.
Ski Station is a railway station located in Ski, Norway. Located 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Oslo Central Station on the Østfold Line, at the point where the railway splits in two into an eastern and western line.
Mysen Station is a railway station located at Mysen in Eidsberg, Norway. Situated 64.77 kilometers (40.25 mi) from Oslo Central Station, it is served hourly by the L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail. It is the terminus of most L22 services. The station had 251,000 boarding and disembarking passengers in 2012.
Smaalenenes Avis is a local newspaper published in Askim, Norway. It covers Indre Østfold.
Oslo Commuter Rail is a commuter rail centered in Oslo, Norway, connecting the capital to six counties in Eastern Norway. The system is operated by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB) and its subsidiary NSB Gjøvikbanen, using Class 69 and Class 72 electric multiple units (EMU). The network spans eight routes and 128 stations, with Oslo Central Station (Oslo S) as the central hub. The trains run on 553 kilometers (344 mi) of electrified mainline railway owned by the Norwegian National Rail Administration. Deficits are financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications, although the network also has a ticketing cooperation with Ruter, the public transport authority in Oslo and Akershus. The network is the longest commuter rail network in the Nordic countries, and among top ten in Europe.
Eidsberg Station is a railway station of the Eastern Østfold Line located in at Finnestad in Eidsberg, Norway. Situated 68.63 kilometers (42.64 mi) from Oslo Central Station, it is only served by extra rush-hour L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail. The station, which originally provided a passing loop, was designed by Balthazar Lange and opened on 24 November 1882. The passing loop was demolished in 1989 and the station unmanned. It was renovated as a heritage site in 2014.
Slitu Station is a railway station of the Eastern Østfold Line situated 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) south of Slitu in Eidsberg, Norway. Situated 59.33 kilometers (36.87 mi) from Oslo Central Station, it is served hourly by the L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail.
Skotbu Station is a railway station located at Skotbu in Ski, Norway. Situated 34.09 kilometers (21.18 mi) from Oslo Central Station, it is served hourly by the L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail. The station opened on 1 March 1908, after the local community had pledged to finance a new station. The station received a revamp in 2014. The station had 66,000 boarding and disembarking passengers in 2012.
Kråkstad Station is a railway station located at Kråkstad in Ski, Norway. Situated 30.09 kilometers (18.70 mi) from Oslo Central Station, it is served hourly by the L22 service of the Norwegian State Railways' Oslo Commuter Rail. The station opened on 24 November 1882 with a station building designed by Balthazar Lange in Swiss chalet style. It has been listed as a cultural heritage site. The station received a revamp in 2014. The station had 92,000 boarding and disembarking passengers in 2012.
Øvre Smaalenene was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Askim in Østfold county.
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