Frederiksværk Line

Frederiksværk Line

A train at Melby Station
Native name Frederiksværkbanen
Type Railway
System Danish railways
Termini Hillerød
Stations 16
Opened Hillerød—Frederiksværk: 31 May 1897 (1897-05-31)
Frederiksværk—Hundested: December 21, 1916 (1916-12-21)[1]
Owner Hovedstadens Lokalbaner
Operator(s) Lokaltog[2]
Character Local railway
Line length 39.0 km (24.2 mi)[1]
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification No
Operating speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Route map

The Frederiksværk Line (Danish: Frederiksværkbanen) is a 39.0 km (24.2 mi) long[1] standard gauge single track local passenger railway line in North Zealand, Denmark. It runs between Hillerød and Hundested. The name Frederiksværkbanen refers to the town Frederiksværk between Hillerød and Hundested.

The section from Hillerød to Frederiksværk opened in 1897, and the section from Frederiksværk to Hundested in 1916.[1] The railway is currently owned by Hovedstadens Lokalbaner and operated by the railway company Lokaltog.[2] Lokaltog runs frequent local train services from Hillerød station to Hundested station with most trains continuing from Hundested station to Hundested Harbour station to connect with the ferry to Rørvig in Odsherred.

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Om Lokaltogs strækninger". (in Danish). Lokaltog A/S. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. 1 2 "Om Lokaltog". (in Danish). Lokaltog A/S. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
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