Čadca railway station

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Čadca
Stanicacada.JPG
Trains in the station yard, 2009
Station statistics
Address Staničná
02201 Čadca
Coat of arms of Čadca.png Čadca
Čadca
 Žilina Region
 Slovakia
Coordinates 49°26′40″N 18°47′13″E / 49.44444°N 18.78694°E / 49.44444; 18.78694Coordinates: 49°26′40″N 18°47′13″E / 49.44444°N 18.78694°E / 49.44444; 18.78694
Line(s) Žilina–Čadca–Svrčinovec zastávka–Mosty u Jablunkova (ČD)
Čadca–Makov
Čadca–Skalité Serafínov–Zwardoň (PKP)
Connections
  • Local buses
Other information
Opened 8 January 1871 (1871-01-08)
Owned by Železnice Slovenskej republiky
(ŽSR)
Operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko
(ZSSK)
Location
Čadca railway station is located in Slovakia
Čadca railway station
Location within Slovakia

Čadca railway station (Slovak: Železničná stanica Čadca) is the main station serving the municipality and district town of Čadca, in the Žilina Region, northern Slovakia. Opened in 1871, the station forms part of the cross border Žilina–Čadca–Svrčinovec zastávka–Mosty u Jablunkova railway, and is also a junction station for two other lines, one of them also cross border.

The station is currently owned by Železnice Slovenskej republiky (ŽSR); train services are operated by Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK).

Location[edit]

Čadca railway station is situated on Staničná street, a short distance to the north of, and across the river from, the town centre.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 8 January 1871, upon the inauguration of the Český TěšínŽilina section of the Košice–Bohumín Railway.

Facilities[edit]

Due to its original architecture, the station building has been nicknamed Chata ("the chalet") by locals. It houses ticketing facilities and a restaurant.

Train services[edit]

Čadca railway station is the junction of the following Slovakian railway lines:

As it is close to the Czech Republic and Poland, the station offers services to several destinations in these countries. For the Czech Republic, there are many trains to Ostrava, Bohumin and Prague, and to Poland, there are trains towards the border crossing at Skalité/Zwardoń.

Interchange[edit]

The station offers interchange with local buses.

Services[edit]

Preceding station   ŽSSK   Following station
Třinec Czech Republic
toward Ostrava
  Regional fast trains   Žilina
toward Košice
Svrčinovec zastávka
toward Ostrava
  Stopping trains   Terminus
Svrčinovec
toward Skalité
  Stopping trains   Čadca mesto
toward Žilina
Čadca zastávka
toward Makov
  Stopping trains   Terminus
Preceding station   RegioJet   Following station
Třinec Czech Republic
toward Praha hl.n.
  IC RegioJet   Kysucké Nové Mesto
toward Žilina

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Catchpole, Paul (1998). Steam and Rail in Slovakia. Kings Norton, Birmingham, England: Locomotives International. ISBN 1-900340-08-9. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Railway stations in Slovakia at Wikimedia Commons