Train Travel Norway: “We have … Ål …. the time in the world….”


July 2011, Railway Station Ål (sounds like “all” in English) – waiting there to film the arrival of the train to Oslo, and the train to Bergen, both part of the so called Bergensbanen, or Bergen Line, famous because of the most wonderful landscapes you are going through….

There is just one track, and trains need to pass each other. That happens in Ål! The trains have to wait for each other, and finally they can continue their way. I have been there from about eleven o’clock AM, and fourty minutes later the trains could go their way: one to Oslo (the red one), the other one to Bergen (grey-blue). I had ALL the time in the world, and also the passengers….