Piraeus station

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Πειραιάς
Piraeus
Athens Metro Piraeus station-CN.jpg
Line 1 station
Station statistics
Address Piraeus, Athens
Greece
Line(s) Athens Metro Line 1.svg,
Piraeus–Platy railway
Connections OSE-Logo.svg
Structure type Underground
Levels 2
Platforms 10
Tracks 8
Other information
Opened 27 February 1869
Operator Statheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
Services
Preceding station   Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Athens Metro   Following station
Terminus Line 1
towards Kifisia
Preceding station   OSE-Logo.svg Proastiakos   Following station
Terminus Piraeus - Chalcis
towards Chalcis
Preceding station   Athens Metro (Future Service)   Following station
towards Agia Marina
Line 3
towards Airport

Piraeus station refers to two railway termini in the city of Piraeus, Greece, approximately 9 km south-west of the centre of Athens. The southern building (37°56′53″N 23°38′36″E / 37.94806°N 23.64333°E / 37.94806; 23.64333 (Piraeus metro station)) is the present terminus of Athens Metro Line 1, formerly the Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways that opened in 1869.[1] The northern building (37°56′57″N 23°38′33″E / 37.94917°N 23.64250°E / 37.94917; 23.64250 (Piraeus Proastiakos station)) is the railway terminus for standard gauge railway services on the main axis to Thessaloniki via Larisa and for the Proastiakos to Acharnes Junction and Chalcis.[2]

Both buildings are located next to the seaport.

Station layout[edit]

Level
L1
Platform 1 out of order
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2 OSE-Logo.svg towards Chalcis
Platform 3 OSE-Logo.svg towards Chalcis
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 4 OSE-Logo.svg towards Ano Liosia
Platform 5 OSE-Logo.svg rush hour platform →
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 6 out of order
Lambraki Street
Ground/Concourse
G/C
Customer service Tickets
Exits
Level
L2
Side platform, outbound or interchange to OSE-Logo.svg
Platform 7 Athens Metro Line 1.svg towards Kifisia (Faliro)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 8 Athens Metro Line 1.svg towards Kifisia (Faliro)
Side platform, outbound or interchange to OSE-Logo.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.isap.gr/eng/page.asp?id=44 Retrieved 7 February 2011.
  2. ^ 2012 Network Statement (pdf), Athens: OSE, 2012, p. 3.3