Alessandria railway station

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Alessandria
Station of Alessandria (Piemonte, Italy).jpg
Location
Address Piazza Eugenio Curiel
15121 Alessandria AL
Comune Alessandria
Province Alessandria
Region Piedmont
Country 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
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
Other information
Opened 1 January 1850 (1850-01-01)
Manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line operator(s) Trenitalia
Classification Gold
Services
Information tickets pedestrian underpass cafeteria restaurant newsstand WC public transportation
Connections
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Urban
Suburban
Location map
Alessandria railway station is located in Northern Italy
Alessandria railway station
Alessandria railway station (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.