Trento railway station

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Trento
Stazione Trento.jpg
View of the station yard.
Location
Address Piazza Dante
38122 Trento TN
Comune Trento
Province Trentino
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Country 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
Line(s) Verona–Innsbruck
Trento–Venezia
Distance 94.79 km (58.90 mi)
from Verona Porta Vescovo
Other information
Opened 23 March 1859 (1859-03-23)
Manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line operator(s) Trenitalia
Classification Gold
Services
parking tickets pedestrian underpass elevators disabled access cafeteria newsstand WC public transportation
Connections
Sinnbild Straßenbahn.svg Trento-Malè-Marilleva railway (FTM)
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Urban
Suburban
Location map
Trento railway station is located in Northern Italy
Trento railway station
Trento railway station (Northern Italy)

Trento railway station (Italian: 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). 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.

Adjacent to the station is another station, the Trento terminus of the metre gauge Trento-Malè-Marilleva railway (FTM).

Location[edit]

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

Features[edit]

The external colonnade.

The passenger building houses the ticket office and waiting room as well as other facilities such as a bar and a newsstand.

The station yard has four tracks equipped with platforms: the adjacent sidings are used mainly for trains traversing the Valsugana railway. The platforms are connected by both underpass and elevator.

There are also a locomotive shed and a turntable.

The goods yard is situated at Roncafort, a short distance to the north along the Brenner railway.

Passenger and train movements[edit]

The station has about 5.5 million passenger movements each year, and is therefore the second busiest in the region in terms of numbers of passengers, after Bolzano/Bozen.[1]

All trains passing through Trento, including InterCity and Eurostar Italia trains, stop 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 with Munich and Innsbruck.

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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.