42. The W. Coast from Malmo to Gotenburg.
Travellers coming from Trelleborg (p. 262) take the express to Goten¬
burg by Malmo and Engelholm; from Copenhagen the route by Hclsingbr
and Helsingborg is shorter.
a. From Malmo to Engelholm and to Helsingborg.
From Malmo to Engelholm, 83 Kil., express in 2, ordinary in 3-4 hrs. —
To Helsingborg, 68 Kil., express in 172, ordinary in 272 hrs. — From
Malmo to Gotenburg, 3C0 Kil., in about 8 hrs.
Malmo, see p. 260. — The train skirts the Sound. 5 Kil. Arlbf;
10 Kil. Lomma, with brick-yards and cement-factory. We then
turn inland. In the plain, on the right, we see Lund Cathedral.
Nearing (16 Kil.) Fladie, we pass under the Lund and Bjerred line
25 Kil. Kjeflinge, on the Loddea, where we cross the Lands¬
krona and Sjb'bo line (see below), is the junction of the lines to
Lund and Trelleborg, and W. to Barsebackshamn on the Sound.
34 Kil. Teckomatorp is the junction of the lines fTom Eslof
(15 Kil.; p. 265) to Landskrona and to Helsingborg (see below).
The Engelholm line still runs N. 39 Kil. Svalbf, witli an agricultural
institution ('Svenska Utsades-Foreningen').
60 Kil. Billesholms Grufva. Branches to Bjuf (p. 275) and to
Landskrona (see below). The coal-fields extending N.W. from
Billesholm and Qvidinge to Hoganas (p. 274) are the only ones in
Sweden. More important are the clay deposits, supplying excellent
material for the well-known 'Swedish clinkers' (tiles).
63 Kil. Norra Vram, station for Vrams-Gunnarstorp (left), an
old estate with a chateau recently restored in the Dutch Renaissance
style, surrounded by woods.
69 Kil. Astorp, junction for Helsingborg and Vernamo (p. 275),
for Helsingborg and Hessleholm (p. 275), and for Kattarp and
Hoganas (28 Kil.; p. 274); 76 Kil. Spannarp; 83 Kil. Engelholm
From Teckomatorp the Helsingborg line runs W. to (40 Kil.
from Malmo, 6 Kil. from Teckomatorp) Billeberga, junction for
Railway from Billeberga in 20min. to (11 Kil.) Landskrona (Stads-Hotet,
good), a seaport with 15,760 inhab., and a castle, completed in 1543, now
a prison. Steamboat to Copenhagen twice daily; also to Malmo, and to
Helsingborg, Halmstad, Warberg, and Gotenburg. Branch - railways to
Billesholms-Grufva (26 Kil.; see above), and by Kjeflinge (see above), Orlofta
(p. 265), and Harlbsa (p. 265) to Sjbbo (p. 263).
Beyond (46 Kil.) Tagarp the Helsingborg train crosses the Lands¬
krona and Billesholm line by a high iron bridge ; on the right is the
church of Ottarp. 65 Kil. Bamlosa (p. 275). — 68 Kil. Helsingborg
(Central Station), see p. 273.