Anniversary Celebration at Katterat station

13 September 2023

anniversary celebration at Katterat station

Friday 8. September, the 100th anniversary of the electrification of the Ofotbanen Railway was celebrated with a great event up at Katterat Station. The organizers were Bane NOR, LKAB, Narvik Museum and Arctic Train.

Utendørs foto fra Katterat Stasjon, stort hvitt partytelt, toglinje til høyre, transformatorstasjon i bakgrunnen, Folk går mot partyteltet
Photo: Thomas Bredeli/Museum Nord
Foto ovenfra, folk og gammel togvogn på sidespor, brakke og Katterat Stasjon i bakgrunn
Photo: Thomas Bredeli/Museum Nord

At Katterat Station there were family activities with Rallarklubben, the “Ofotbanen på tvers” ( “across the Ofotbanen railway” with Narvik Museum, exhibition and guiding in the transformer station, guiding in the workshop barracks and the Hundals model, as well as cultural performances with the cultural school, music and theater.

Bane NORs Thor Brækkan holder tale i partytelt
Thor Brækkan from Bane NOR held a speech. Photo: Thomas Bredeli/Museum Nord
Teaterlaget viser rallerstykke, utkledt som rallere
Narvik Teaterlag showed a play with a Navvy theme. Photo: Thomas Bredeli / Museum Nord
Musikere fra Ensemble Oscar spiller klarinett, cello med mer
Ensemble Oscar. Photo: Thomas Bredeli / Museum Nord
Mann står foran en gammel togvogn, med rødt og grønt flagg
Jon Framnes from Narvik Museum ran the activity “Ofotbanen på Tvers”. Photo: Thomas Bredeli / Museum Nord

Exhibition made by Narvik Museum and Bane NOR,and guiding in the transformer station at Katterat Station. Photo: Thomas Bredeli / Museum Nord

Glimpses from the Hundal model, made by Per Henrik Mørk and Vera Steine.

Photo: Erlend Sandvoll / Museum Nord

Tog i tåka på Katterat stasjon i skumringen, folk venter på å komme på toget
The fog came at the end of the event, and happy guests traveled by train down to Narvik. Photo: Thomas Bredeli / Museum Nord

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