Gare de Tours

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Gare de Tours
Tours 2008 PD 08.JPG
Station statistics
Address Place du Général-Leclerc, Tours
France
Coordinates 47°23′23″N 0°41′37″E / 47.38972°N 0.69361°E / 47.38972; 0.69361Coordinates: 47°23′23″N 0°41′37″E / 47.38972°N 0.69361°E / 47.38972; 0.69361
Line(s) TER, Corail
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Other information
Architect Victor Laloux
Station code IATA: XJT[1]
Owned by RFF
Operator SNCF

Gare de Tours is a railway station serving the city Tours, Indre-et-Loire department, western France. It is situated on the Paris–Bordeaux railway, the Tours–Saint-Nazaire railway, and the non-electrified Tours–Le Mans railway. The Gare de Tours is a terminus; most TGV trains only serve the nearby Gare de Saint-Pierre-des-Corps.

On 28 December 1984, the railway station was classified as monument historique.[2]

The architect of the 1898 station was Victor Laloux, with four allegorical limestone statues of cities by Jean Antoine Injalbert (Bordeaux and Toulouse) and Jean-Baptiste Hugues (Limoges and Nantes).

Services[edit]

The following services currently call at Tours:

  • intercity services (Intercités) Nantes - Tours - Bourges - Lyon
  • intercity services (Intercités) Caen - Alençon - Le Mans - Tours
  • intercity services (Intercités) Paris - Orléans - Blois - Tours
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
toward eastern France
TGV Terminus
Intercités Terminus
toward Caen
Intercités
toward Nantes
Intercités
TER Pays de la Loire 19 Terminus
toward Le Mans
TER Pays de la Loire 25
Terminus TER Centre 3
toward Orléans
TER Centre 5
toward Nevers
TER Centre 26
TER Centre 29
toward Chinon
TER Centre 30
toward Poitiers
TER Centre 31
toward Loches

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for Gare de Tours at Search (for) Travel website.
  2. ^ "Garde de Tours — Monuments historiques" (in French). Base Mérimée. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Gare de Tours at Wikimedia Commons