Catania Centrale railway station
Exterior of the station building.
|Location||Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII
Catania, Catania, Sicily
|Owned by||Rete Ferroviaria Italiana|
|Platforms||4 (7 tracks)|
|Closed||December 19, 2016(Metropolitana di Cantania)|
Catania Centrale is the main railway station of the Italian city of Catania, in Sicily. Along with Palermo Centrale, Messina Centrale and Syracuse it is one of the most important stations of its region. It is managed by the Ferrovie dello Stato, the national rail company of Italy.
Structure and transport
Catania Centrale is located close to the Port of Catania and by the sea. It has a railway depot and a link to the port. The station building has two floors and a portico and is protected by the national cultural heritage.
The station is electrified and served by regional trains, by a metro line and by the Circumetnea railway. For long distance transport there are InterCity and Express trains to Rome, Turin, Milan and Venice, linking it also with Genoa, Naples, Bologna, Florence, Pisa and other cities.
|Preceding station||Catania Metro||Following station|
Platform of the Metro
- List of railway stations in Sicily
- Railway stations in Italy
- Rail transport in Italy
- History of rail transport in Italy
Notes and references
- 5 platforms (for 8 tracks) including the one for the Metro
- Benedetto and Antonino Cristoadoro: "Cronaca di Catania (1807-1894)". LaTerza. 1986
- Article on urbanrail.net
- Media related to Catania Centrale railway station at Wikimedia Commons