The Bergen Rail Station is the west terminus of the Bergen Line from Oslo.
Opened in 1913, its considered one of the main examples of the National Romantic Style, which developed in Scandinavia in contrast to the Gothic Revival style popular in other parts of Europe. Much of the exterior, ...
... main lobby and ...
... train shed appear unchanged from its construction.
"See Norway. Take the train"
The 300 mile route to Oslo is totally electrified utilizing Norway's abundant hydro-electric power.
It climbs from sea-level in Bergen to just over 4,000' at Finse, and decends to sea-level again in Oslo.
Mountain biking, hiking and skiing are all easily accessible from the station.
It appears intra-train communication is done with cell-phones.
Cresting the high point on the plateau, the grey and rainy skies of western Norway give way to blue and sunny skies of eastern Norway. And the number of second homes and ...