Vercelli railway station

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Vercelli
Stazione ferroviaria di Vercelli.jpg
The passenger building.
Location
Address Piazza Roma
13100 Vercelli VC
Comune Vercelli
Province Vercelli
Region Piedmont
Country Italy
Coordinates 45°19′47″N 08°24′59″E / 45.32972°N 8.41639°E / 45.32972; 8.41639Coordinates: 45°19′47″N 08°24′59″E / 45.32972°N 8.41639°E / 45.32972; 8.41639
Line(s) Turin–Milan
Vercelli–Valenza
Vercelli–Pavia
Distance 77.054 km (47.879 mi)
from Torino Porta Nuova
Other information
Opened 20 October 1856 (1856-10-20)
Manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line operator(s) Trenitalia
Classification Gold
Services
tickets pedestrian underpass cash machine WC taxi stand public transportation bike rentals
Connections
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Urban
Suburban
Location map
Vercelli railway station is located in Northern Italy
Vercelli railway station
Vercelli railway station (Northern Italy)

Vercelli railway station (Italian: Stazione di Vercelli) is the main station serving the city and comune of Vercelli, in the Piedmont region, northwestern Italy. Opened in 1856, it forms part of the Turin–Milan railway, and is also a junction station for two other lines, to Valenza and Pavia, respectively.

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

Location[edit]

Vercelli railway station is situated at Piazza Roma, at the northwestern edge of the city centre.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 20 October 1856, upon the opening of the Torino Porta SusaNovara section of the Turin–Milan railway.[1]

Features[edit]

The passenger building is made up of three components: the central part has two levels and a large lobby consisting of five arches. The single storey lateral wings spread symmetrically from the central part, and are smaller. The building is made of brick. It is painted grey at ground floor level, and a rose colour above that level.

Passenger and train movements[edit]

The station has around 3.5 million passenger movements each year.[2] There are about 138 trains per day.

The trains stopping at Vercelli are InterCity and regional trains. Their main destinations are Novara, Turin and Casale Monferrato.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Vercelli railway station at Wikimedia Commons

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