Fredericia-Aarhus Line

Fredericia–Aarhus Line

Route map of the Fredericia–Aarhus railway line
Native name Fredericia–Aarhus banen
Type Main line
System Danish railways
Status Active
Termini Fredericia station
Århus Central Station
Stations 11
Opened 4 October 1868 (1868-10-04)
Owner Banedanmark
Operator(s) DSB
Arriva (Skanderborg–Århus)[1]
CFL Cargo[2]
Character passenger and freight
Line length 108.5 km (67.4 mi)[3]
Number of tracks Double
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification None
Operating speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
180 km/h (110 mph) (certified multiple units only)[3]
Route map
towards Grenå
108.5 Århus Central
towards Odder
towards Aalborg
103.7 Viby J
94.2 Hørning
85.7 Skanderborg
towards Skjern
57.1 Horsens
40.8 Hedensted
towards Holstebro
25.7 Vejle
14.8 Brejning
11.9 Børkop
0.0 Fredericia
towards Padborg/Copenhagen

The Fredericia–Aarhus Line (Danish: Fredericia–Aarhus banen) is a 108.5 km (67.4 mi) long[3] standard gauge double track railway line in Denmark which runs between the cities of Fredericia and Århus in East Jutland. It constitutes a section of the East Jutland Main Line, the through railway line through the Jutland Peninsula from Padborg to Frederikshavn.

The railway opened in 1868. The line is owned and maintained by Rail Net Denmark and served with passenger trains by the railway companies DSB and Arriva.


  1. "Her kører Arriva Tog i Danmark" (in Danish). Arriva. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  2. "Togselskaber på statens jernbanenet" (in Danish). Banedanmark. January 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  3. 1 2 3 "TIB (V)" (PDF) (in Danish). Banedanmark. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
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Coordinates: 55°56′23″N 9°57′50″E / 55.9396°N 9.9639°E / 55.9396; 9.9639

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