Flam Railway - an amazing train ride in a beautiful landscape
Flåmsbana is located in Aurland municipality, and is a side line to the Bergen line.
Flåmsbana runs between Myrdal station and Flåm. Flåmsbana is a fantastic train ride in a beautiful landscape surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and farms that cling to the steep slopes.
Flam Railway is one of the world's steepest standard gauge train rides. From Myrdal Plateau and down to the bottom of Flåmsdalen it 865,5 meters in height difference. This corresponds to a rise of about 55% on average.
A special turning tunnel is built here, and the spiral in and out of the mountains.
At the bottom of Flåmsdalen you can enjoy the beautiful Aurlandsfjord which is a branch of the Sognefjord - the longest fjord.