Gaustabanen

Developement resolution passed:

Fall 1953

Tunnel construction commenced:

February 1954

Contractor:

Thor Furuholmen AS

Opening:

8th of June 1959

Commissioning party;

 

-Tunnel:

Norsk Hydro-Elektrisk

 

Kvælstofselskap (Norsk Hydro)

-Railway /NATO-installation:

Norwegian Government /Norwegian Armed Forces

 

Fellessamband (FFSB)

Financing:

NATO

Cost:

14 million krones (1959 value)

Lower station:

1150 m above sea level

Horizontal Railway:

extends 850 m inside the mountain

Funicular Railway:

1030 m - 39 degree gradient

Upper station :

1800 m above sea level

Tunnel to the "tuddalstippen":

100 m

Capacity:

10 pax / 50 pax per hour

Duration:

15 minutes

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