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We travelled on the train from Narvik, Norway to Kiruna, Sweden. This area is inside the Arctic Circle and I describe the area as Newfoundland meeting Banff, Alberta, Canada for the scenery. The Land of the Midnight Sun is a true description.
After our 17 hour train trip, which ended in a four hour coach trip due to train problems, we were met by no train station staff, taxis that were hired but never arrived, and a few locals who fell over in laughter when we asked...More
Its simple to buy a ticket from machines in the Station. Nice clean and really smooth electric trains. The route follows the fjord up from Narvik on the cliff edge to the mountain top. When you reach the top you are in Sweden, the scenery...More
If you take the train sit on the right side in the carriage as the best view will be this side. However, once in Narvik there is very little do do and see. The town is very quiet, not at all picturesque and has a...More
Our train was booked for 3.15pm. We had arrived there about an hour early by bus from Tromso. Would have been good if there was a sign to the train station.
Fortunately for us, we asked around and another passenger was also making her way...More
It's exactly what you'd expect at the end of the line. Trains come and go. No facilities worth talking about, but what do you expect? It's clean, safe, bright... I guess it would be warm when it needs to be. If you've come this far...More
It is a railway staion, clean efficient, but nothing specialWe almost missed our train because our ordered taxi from our hotel was taken by some other unscrupulous person. fortunately the town is not large and we got there in time. The station was unmanned The...More