Pordenone railway station
View of platform 1 looking towards Venice.
|Location||Via Pola 1
33170 Pordenone PN
Pordenone, Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
|Operated by||Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
|Distance||77.800 km (48.343 mi)
from Venezia Mestre
|Opened||1 May 1855|
Location within Northern Italy
Pordenone railway station (Italian: Stazione di Pordenone) serves the city and comune of Pordenone, in the autonomous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northeastern Italy. Opened in 1855, the station is located on the Venice–Udine railway. Although it is not a junction or terminal station, it is used by a great many passengers.
The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni. Train services to and from the station are operated by Trenitalia. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.
Pordenone railway station is situated in Via Pola, at the western edge of the city centre.
The station became operational on 1 May 1855Treviso Centrale and Pordenone was opened. In the same year, the next portion of line, to Casarsa, was completed. Only in 1860 did the line reach its final destination, Udine., when the portion of the Venice–Udine railway between
The station is equipped with a large passenger building that houses many services, including ticketing, a kiosk, a bar, a bank, and a Club Eurostar.
Passenger and train movements
The movement of passengers at the station is about 3,000,000 people per year, which means that Pordenone is the third busiest station in Friuli-Venezia Giulia in terms of numbers of passengers, after Udine and Trieste Centrale. Passenger traffic is heavy at all hours of the day.
Interchange with the bus is excellent: in the square outside the station are stops for urban and suburban buses. In front of the station there is a taxi stand.
Long distance trains
- EuroStar Alta Velocità FrecciArgento to Bologna, Florence, Rome
- EuroStar City FrecciaBianca to Milan
- InterCityNotte to Bologna, Florence, Rome, Napoli
- EuroNight to Salzburg Hbf, Vienna
- History of rail transport in Italy
- List of railway stations in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
- Rail transport in Italy
- Railway stations in Italy
- Alessandro Tuzza and others. "Prospetto cronologico dei tratti di ferrovia aperti all'esercizio dal 1839 al 31 dicembre 1926" [Chronological overview of the features of the railways opened between 1839 and 31 December 1926]. Trenidicarta.it (in Italian). Alessandro Tuzza. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
- "Flussi Annui nelle 103 Stazioni" [Annual flows at the 103 stations]. Centostazioni website (in Italian). Centostazioni. Retrieved 2 December 2010.
Media related to Pordenone railway station at Wikimedia Commons
This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at December 2010.