Bergen light rail - Bybanen - opens it´s second line the 21st of November 2022.
In 16 minutes, the new 9 kilometre light rail line 2, connects the suburb of Fyllingsdalen to Bergen city centre. The new line also connects the hospitals at Haukeland to the light rail network.
Interactive netwok map at Skyss
Bybanen Utbygging are proud to have designed and built the new light rail to the suburb of Fyllingsdalen. More than 20 contractors from 6 different countries have collaborated and found sollutions through the pandemic and construction challenges that have appeared along the way. We salute the dedication to all involved parties that has spent 3,7 million working hours making line 2 a reality and on time.
The new line offers a new mode of transport across estabilshed public transportation routes. The new line connects Fyllingsdalen and the city to the Mindemyren city develoment area, the two major hospitals in the region at Haukeland with close to 15 000 employees and provides a light rail interchange at the HVL campus at Kronstad.
With the opening of line 2, the Bergen LRT network consists of 27 kilometer double track, as well as a workshop and two depot facilities. Line 1 carries about 60 000 daily passengers. The new line 2 will give a predicted 35 000 passengers a LRT system that is simple to use, functional, accessible and predictable with high regularity and frequent departures.
The consept of the "Greener Bybane" consists of designing, building, operating and maintaining the lines with low emissions and a low impact on the enviorment around it.
8 new stops with unique challanges and qualities have been planned and constructed. This connects the city in new ways with networking points, and the cities first and only underground stop.
The Bybane art programme promotes art to the wider population of Bergen. In line 2 there are several new installations placed in central spots where travelers pass by.