Białystok railway station
|Address||Białystok, Podlaskie Voivodeship
|Station code||Station Category: B|
|Owned by||Polskie Koleje Państwowe S.A.|
|Formerly||Białystok stacja kolejowa|
Białystok railway station is the most important railway station in the city of Białystok, Poland. It is sometimes referred to as Białystok Central (Białystok Centralny), to distinguish it from six other, much smaller, stations located in the city.
In recent years, the station was completely refurbished. Because of this, it is now considered one of the best railway stations in Poland. Gazeta Wyborcza gave it top place in the ranking of 23 most significant Polish railway stations in 2008 and 2012. The station provides connections to all the major cities of Poland, including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków, Łódź Kaliska, Poznań, Wrocław, and Szczecin. There are also connections to Vilnius, Lithuania and to Grodno, Belarus.
Tablet commemorating Jozef Pilsudski's train trips to Vilnius on the wall of the main Białystok railway station.
- "Gazeta Wyborcza 2008 ranking". Gazeta Wyborcza. Retrieved 12 May 2013.
- "Mamy najlepszy dworzec w kraju! Białystok w oczach podróżnych" [We have the best station in the country! Bialystok in the eyes of travelers]. Gazeta Wyborcza Białystok. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
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