The opening of the Ofotbanen railway was marked with a huge ceremony both on the Norwegian and Swedish side of the border. And celebrated two times!
On 15 November 1902, the Norwegian Ofotbanen railway was connected to the Swedish Malmbanan on the National Border.
The official and solemn opening was made the following summer. 14 July 1903 it was opened by the Union King Oscar II and Queen Sofie.
Although it has been a long time since the festivities and the solemn atmosphere from the opening of the Ofotbanen railway. It is possible to reminisce back to 1903.