Ljubljana railway station
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|Location||Trg Osvobodilne fronte 6
1000 Ljubljana, Osrednjeslovenska
|Elevation||289.5 m (950 ft)|
|Owned by||Slovenian Railways|
|Operated by||Slovenian Railways|
|Connections||Bus: Ljubljana Passenger Transport|
|Opened||16 September 1849|
Location within Slovenia
Ljubljana railway station (Slovene: Železniška postaja Ljubljana) is the principal railway station in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It was completed on 18 April 1848, a year before the South railway, connecting Vienna and Trieste, reached Ljubljana. The building was renovated in 1980 by the architect Marko Mušič.
James Joyce spent a night at the Ljubljana railway station on his way to Trieste in October 1904, because he mistakenly presumed that he arrived there. In his honour, a small monument, created by the sculptor Jakov Brdar, was erected there on Bloomsday in 2003.
The Slovenian railway museum is located nearby.
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