Punta Raisi railway station

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Punta Raisi
Punta Raisi staz ferr treni.jpg
Two Minuetto[1] trains inside the station.
Location
Address Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino
90045 Cinisi PA
Comune Cinisi
Province Palermo
Region Sicily
Country Italy
Coordinates 38°11′14″N 13°06′18″E / 38.18722°N 13.10500°E / 38.18722; 13.10500Coordinates: 38°11′14″N 13°06′18″E / 38.18722°N 13.10500°E / 38.18722; 13.10500
Line(s) Palermo Passante railway
Distance 60.4 km (37.5 mi)
from Roccella[2]
Other information
Opened 2004 (2004)
Platforms 3
Manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Line operator(s) Trenitalia
Classification Silver
Services
parking tickets escalators disabled access cafeteria newsstand WC taxi stand public transportation car rentals
Connections
BSicon FLUG.svg Palermo Airport
Logo Metropolitane Italia.svg Metropolitana di Palermo
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Local buses
Location map
Punta Raisi railway station
Punta Raisi railway station
Punta Raisi railway station
Punta Raisi railway station (Sicily)

Punta Raisi railway station (Italian: Stazione di Punta Raisi), is located within Palermo Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Palermo "Falcone e Borsellino") (IATA code: PMO) in Cinisi, near Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Opened in 2004, the station is the northwestern terminus of the Palermo Passante railway, and forms part of the Palermo Metro.

The station is managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). Train services are operated by Trenitalia. Each company is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.

Location[edit]

Punta Raisi railway station is situated underground, directly opposite the airport terminal, and is accessible through the terminal.

History[edit]

The construction of the station was part of the extension of Metropolitana di Palermo Line A from Piraineto railway station to the airport. The work for the realization of this link began in 2001 and the station was opened in 2004.

Features[edit]

The station is equipped with three platforms, all of them for passenger service.

Train movements[edit]

Punta Raisi is now the northwestern terminus of Line A. Trains operate between Punta Raisi and Palermo Centrale. A typical timetable on work days is a train every 30 minutes in each direction between early morning and around 10 pm.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Punta Raisi railway station at Wikimedia Commons This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at February 2011.