Punta Raisi railway station
|Two Minuetto trains inside the station.|
|Address||Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino
90045 Cinisi PA
|Line(s)||Palermo Passante railway|
|Distance||60.4 km (37.5 mi)
|Manager||Rete Ferroviaria Italiana|
|Metropolitana di Palermo|
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.
Punta Raisi railway station is situated underground, directly opposite the airport terminal, and is accessible through the terminal.
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.
The station is equipped with three platforms, all of them for passenger service.
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.
- History of rail transport in Italy
- List of railway stations in Sicily
- Rail transport in Italy
- Railway stations in Italy