Sanremo railway station
Italian national railways (Ferrovie dello Stato)
Building of the new station in 2009
|Address||Corso Cavallotti, Sanremo (IM)|
|Structure type||at-grade, crossing station|
|Opened||1871 (old station)|
|Rebuilt||2001 (actual station)|
It was opened on 27 September 2001, with the opening of the new double-track line between Bordighera and Imperia, which is a deviation of the Genoa–Ventimiglia line, built mainly in tunnel. The new station replaced an old picturesque station on a single track line that ran along the shore.
The San Remo Station building contains a ticket hall, waiting room, information office, kiosk and bar. The entrance building is connected to the platforms built in a tunnel by a long corridor, equipped with a moving walkway. Travel time is approximately 15 minutes. The station has two platforms connected by an underpass.
As Sanremo is an important tourist destination and a significant source of commuter traffic station, is so it has substantial traffic. All trains stop at the station. Most trains are regional or express; some are InterCity trains. The most frequent destinations to the west are Ventimiglia and Nice, and to the east are Imperia, Savona, Genoa. It is directly accessible from Milan (about 3½h), Turin (about 4hr) and Rome (about 7½hr).
The old railway station of Sanremo was located in the middle of the town at Piazza Cesare Battisti, close to the coast.
- (The old station had 4 tracks)
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