Trento railway station

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Trento
View of the station yard
View of the station yard
Location Piazza Dante
38122 Trento TN
Trento, Trentino, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Italy
Coordinates 46°04′19″N 11°07′10″E / 46.07194°N 11.11944°E / 46.07194; 11.11944Coordinates: 46°04′19″N 11°07′10″E / 46.07194°N 11.11944°E / 46.07194; 11.11944
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 94.79 km (58.90 mi) from Verona Porta Vescovo
Train operators Trenitalia
Connections
Other information
Classification Gold
History
Opened 23 March 1859; 156 years ago (1859-03-23)
Location
Trento is located in Northern Italy
Trento
Trento
Location within Northern Italy

Trento railway station (Italian: Ferrovie Stazione di Trento, German: Bahnhof Trient) serves the city and comune of Trento, capital of the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, northeastern Italy. Opened in 1859, it forms part of the Brenner railway (Verona–Innsbruck), and is also a junction with the Valsugana railway, which connects Trento with Venice.

The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). The commercial area of the passenger building, however, is managed by Centostazioni, whereas train services are operated by Trenitalia. Each of these three companies is a subsidiary of the FS, Italy's state-owned rail company.

The metre gauge Trento-Malè railway is located at the northern end of the station.

Location[edit]

Trento railway station is situated at Piazza Dante, the northern edge of the city centre.

Features[edit]

The external colonnade

The passenger building hosts the ticket office and a waiting room. Other facilities include a cafe bar and a newspaper stand.

The station has four tracks with platforms. There are adjacent sidings for trains operating on the Valsugana railway. In addition, there is a locomotive shed for storing trains overnight. The goods yard is situated at Roncafort, a short distance to the north of the station.

Train Services[edit]

The following services call at the station (incomplete):

Domestic

  • High-speed Train (Trenitalia Frecciargento) Bolzano/Bozen-Rome: Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Verona - Bolonga - Florence - Rome
  • Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional Express or Regional) Brennero/Brenner-Bologna: Brennero/Brenner - Fortezza/Franzensfeste - Bressanone/Brixen - Chuisa/Klausen - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - Isola della Scala - Nogara - Bologna
  • Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional): Bolzano/Bozen - Ora/Auer - Trento/Trient - San Cristoforo al Lago-Ischia - Bassano del Grappa - (Castelfranco Veneto) - (Venice)
  • Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional) Bolzano/Bozen-Ala/Ahl-am-Etsch: Bolzano/Bozen - Laives/Leifers - Ora/Aura - Egna/Neumarkt - Salorno/Salurn - Mezzocorona/Kronmetz - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Mori - Ala/Ahl-am-Etsch
  • Metre-gauge Train (Trentino-Transporti Valsugana Line) Trento/Trient-Malè: Trento/Trient - Mezzolombardo - Cles - Malè

Cross-border

(D for Germany, A for Austria)

  • Night Train (DB City Night Line) Munich-Rome/Milan: Munich (D) - Kufstein (A) - Jenbach (A) - Innsbruck (A) - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Verona^ - Bologna - Florence - Chiusi Chianciano - Rome
  • Intercity Train (ÖBB Eurocity) Munich-Verona/Venice: Munich(D) - Rosenheim (D) - Kufstein(A) - Wörgl (A) - Jenbach(A) - Innsbruck(A) - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - (Padua) - (Venice)
  • Intercity Train (ÖBB Eurocity) Munich-Verona/Bologna: Munich(D) - Rosenheim (D) - Kufstein(A) - Wörgl (A) - Jenbach(A) - Innsbruck(A) - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - (Bologna)

^ Train connects at Verona with ÖBB EuroNight Vienna-Milan

Passenger and train movements[edit]

The station has 5 million passenger movements each year and is therefore the second busiest, after Bozen/Bolzano, in the region in terms of passenger numbers.[1]

All trains passing through Trento, including InterCity and Eurostar Italia (now Freccia) trains, call at the station. The main domestic destinations are Verona, Venezia, Bassano del Grappa and Bolzano/Bozen, but passengers also depart for and arrive from other domestic destinations such as Bologna or Rome. The main international links are Munich and Innsbruck.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Paola Pettenella (ed), La stazione di Trento di Angiolo Mazzoni, "Quaderni di Architettura" n. 1, Electa, Milano, 1994 (Italian)

External links[edit]

Media related to Trento railway station at Wikimedia Commons

This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at December 2010.