Norway rail trips: The Rauma Line

Rauma Line by Leif Johnny Olestda, NSB-VY

The Rauma Line – a spectacular rail trip

passing along the scenic Rauma River, across amazing bridges, through a horseshoe tunnel and along the Troll Wall; a part of the mountain massif “Troll Peaks” in the Romsdal valley.

The Troll Wall is the tallest vertical rock face in Europe, about 1100 m from its base to the summit of its highest point. At its steepest, the summit ridge overhangs the base of the wall by nearly 50 m.

The Rauma Line is a side line off the main Dovre Line, taking you from the Dombas mountain station in the Gudbrandsdal valley to the beautifully located fjord village of Andalsnes. The train normally makes photo stops en route.

Click here to view a YouTube video from the Rauma Line


View of the dramatic mountains in Rauma valley by Tore Bjorback Amblie, NSB

Dramatic mountain scenery in Rauma Valley

Travel tips for the Rauma Line:

It’s an excellent idea to include the spectaular Rauma Line if you plan to visit other amazing attractions, such as the Geirangerfjord & the picturesque Art Nouveau town of Alesund. The line is also an ideal connection for a trip across the Golden Route mountain roads, with the Eagle Road & the Trollstigen hairpin road.

Fjord cruise packages with the Rauma Line:
Geirangerfjord Highlights, 5 nights
Geirangerfjord & Norway in a Nutshell, 7 nights
Geirangerfjord, Atlantic Ocean road & Norway in a nutshell, 8 nights





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