Alessandria railway station

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Alessandria
Station of Alessandria (Piemonte, Italy).jpg
Location Piazza Eugenio Curiel
15121 Alessandria AL
Alessandria, Alessandria, Piedmont
Italy
Coordinates 44°54′33″N 08°36′23″E / 44.90917°N 8.60639°E / 44.90917; 8.60639Coordinates: 44°54′33″N 08°36′23″E / 44.90917°N 8.60639°E / 44.90917; 8.60639
Operated by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line(s) Turin–Genoa
Chivasso–Alessandria
Alessandria–Piacenza
Novara–Alessandria
Pavia–Alessandria
Alessandria–Cavallermaggiore
Alessandria–Ovada
Alessandria–San Giuseppe di Cairo
Distance 90.075 km (55.970 mi) from Torino Porta Nuova
Train operators Trenitalia
Connections
  • Urban and suburban buses
Other information
Classification Gold
History
Opened 1 January 1850; 165 years ago (1850-01-01)
Location
Alessandria is located in Northern Italy
Alessandria
Alessandria
Location within Northern Italy

Alessandria railway station (Italian: Stazione di Alessandria) serves the city and comune of Alessandria, in the Piedmont region, northwestern Italy. Opened in 1850, it forms part of the Turin–Genoa railway, and is also a junction for six other lines, to Chivasso, Piacenza, Novara, Pavia, Cavallermaggiore, Ovada and San Giuseppe di Cairo, respectively.

The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni. Train services are operated by Trenitalia. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 1 January 1850, upon the inauguration of the Asti–Alessandria–Novi Ligure section of the Turin–Genoa railway.[1]

Passenger and train movements[edit]

The station has around 6.5 million passenger movements each year.[2] There are about 339 trains per day.

The trains stopping at Alessandria are InterCity, express and regional trains. Their main destinations are Turin, Genoa and Novara.

Interchange[edit]

The station is also a major interchange with the urban and suburban bus lines operated by ATM Alexandria, and suburban bus lines operated by Arfea.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Alessandria at Wikimedia Commons

This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at December 2010.