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Norwegian trams in Oslo

Public Transport in Oslo

With trains, buses, trams and a metro system, Oslo residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to getting around their city. Oslo city centre is a small and much of it can be navigated on...
Norway in winter

An Arctic Railway for Norway?

The government is considering plans to extend the railway northward to link Bodø & Tromsø. Apart from a line from Narvik into Sweden, Norway's railway network ends at Bodø. The Government has announced it will spend...
NSB Norway

The Oslo to Ski Railway Project

By 2021, the journey time from the town of Ski in Oslo's commuter belt into the city centre will be halved to just 11 minutes. The Follo line is Norway's largest transport project in recent history...
Trondheim bus network

Public Transport in Trondheim

Moving around Trondheim without a car is easy thanks to the public bus system. The three letters you need to know to move about Trondheim are A, T and B. Established in 2009, AtB, which literally...
Røros

An Afternoon in Røros

It's well into October and I'm still writing about my summer vacation around Norway! Faced with a mammoth seven hour plus train journey from Trondheim to Oslo with only me for company, my mum seemed a...
Flåmsbana valley

Our Journey on the Magical Flåm Railway

A personal tale of a first-time trip on one of the world’s most famous railway journeys. Way back in January my parents and I decided to book a summer holiday in Norway to celebrate my Dad's...

The End of the Line: 24 Hours in Bergen

A few weeks ago I wrote about my trip on the Oslo to Bergen railway with my friends Chris and Graham. Well I didn't so much write, as gush. In fact I still get a little...
Oslo to Bergen railway 1

The Oslo to Bergen Railway

For once, the hype was justified. The Oslo to Bergen railway is often held up as one of the greatest railway journeys in the world. Naturally viewing that claim with a certain dash of cynicism, I...