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Spikkestad Destination Guide

Delve into Spikkestad in Norway

Spikkestad in the region of Buskerud county is located in Norway - some 18 mi or ( 30 km ) South-West of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Spikkestad

Local time in Spikkestad is now 11:22 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Aarhus, Aalborg, Helsingborg, Gothenburg, and Trondheim. While being here, you might want to check out Aarhus . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Spikkestad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

E18 Norway - Drammen Asker (PL - no sub)

1:40 min by jlkfifty
Views: 1878 Rating: 5.00

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Airport Express Train passing Lier, leaving me in a snowstorm!

0:25 min by Jonern67
Views: 1669 Rating: 5.00

Airport Express Train from Drammen to Oslo airport Gardermoen passing Lier station. This train was travelling faster than usual, maybe you can hear me step away. After it passed, it left behind a snow ..


KTM SX65 in the snow

0:52 min by Geir Holm
Views: 606 Rating: 5.00

Sindre is riding MX in -10C/14F and fresh snow ..

InterCity train passing Lier station (30-1-10)

0:22 min by Jonern67
Views: 535 Rating: 5.00

InterCity train from Lillehammer to Larvik passing Lier station. Filmed with my Mobile telephone (Sony Ericsson W715). Enjoy! ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Spikkestad

Spikkestad is a population center in the Røyken municipality in Norway. It is located in the northern part of the Hurum Peninsula, closer to the Drammen Fjord than the Oslo Fjord. Spikkestad railway station was opened in 1885 to link Asker to Drammen. The village was named after the farm "Spikkestad", as the station was built on its lands. In the early 1970s, a tunnel was built which made the trip between these places shorter, and most of the train track was closed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.74 10.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Røyken, Villages in Buskerud

Spikkestad Station

Spikkestad Station is a railway station located at Spikkestad in Røyken, Norway and the terminus of the Spikkestad Line. The station was opened as part of Drammen Line on 3 February 1885, but in 1973 the new Lieråsen Tunnel opened through Lieråsen, and the old part of the Drammen Line was transformed to a commuter train line with Spikkestad as the western terminus. The station is served by commuter trains to Oslo Central Station and onward to Moss. Spikkestad is primarily a residential area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.75 10.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1885 establishments in Norway, Railway stations in Røyken, Railway stations on the Spikkestad Line, Railway stations opened in 1885

Åsåker Station

Åsåker Station is a railway station on the Spikkestad Linen located at Åsåker in Røyken, Norway. The station was opened as part of Drammenbanen on 22 December 1959, but in 1973 the new Lieråsen Tunnel opened through Lieråsen, and the old part of Drammen Line was transformed to a commuter train line. The station is served by the Oslo Commuter Rail service to Oslo S and onward to Moss. Åsåker is primarily a residential area.

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Located at 59.74 10.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1959 establishments in Norway, Railway stations in Røyken, Railway stations on the Spikkestad Line, Railway stations opened in 1959

Røyken Station

Røyken is a railway station on the Spikkestad Line and is located in Røyken, Norway. The station was opened as part of Drammenbanen in 1872 and was for many years the only railway station in Røyken. The station was located close the old Church in Røyken (from 1229). The station is served by commuter trains to Oslo Central Station and onward to Moss. The distance to Oslo S is 33 kilometers and the travel time is 45 minutes.

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Located at 59.75 10.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1872 establishments in Norway, Railway stations in Røyken, Railway stations on the Spikkestad Line, Railway stations opened in 1872

Hyggen

Hyggen is a village in Røyken municipality, Norway. It is located along the Drammensfjord. Its population is 430. According to the book ”Røyken Bygd – før og nu” (Røyken County - Before and now) published in 1928, Professor Rygh assumes it was named after a small stream of water called Heggja or rather Hegg. Since there are no trace of the water stream it is more reasonable to assume that the name Hyggen is a combination of the word “vin” (wine) and a type of tree named Hegg or Heggr.

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Located at 59.72 10.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Villages in Buskerud