Alessandria railway station
|Address||Piazza Eugenio Curiel
15121 Alessandria AL
Alessandria–San Giuseppe di Cairo
|Distance||90.075 km (55.970 mi) from Torino Porta Nuova|
|Opened||1 January 1850|
|Manager||Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
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.
Passenger and train movements
The station has around 6.5 million passenger movements each year. There are about 339 trains per day.
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.
- History of rail transport in Italy
- List of railway stations in Piedmont
- Rail transport in Italy
- Railway stations in Italy
- Alessandro Tuzza and others. "Prospetto cronologico dei tratti di ferrovia aperti all'esercizio dal 1839 al 31 dicembre 1926" [Chronological overview of the features of the railways opened between 1839 and 31 December 1926]. Trenidicarta.it. Alessandro Tuzza. Retrieved 17 December 2010. (Italian)
- "Flussi Annui nelle 103 Stazioni" [Annual flows at the 103 stations]. Centostazioni website. Centostazioni. Retrieved 13 December 2010. (Italian)
Media related to Alessandria at Wikimedia Commons
This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at December 2010.