Cluj-Napoca train station

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Gara Cluj-Napoca
Căile Ferate Române
Gara Cluj-Napoca.jpg
View of the station building
LocationCluj-Napoca, Romania
Coordinates46°47′3.717″N 23°35′10.99″E / 46.78436583°N 23.5863861°E / 46.78436583; 23.5863861Coordinates: 46°47′3.717″N 23°35′10.99″E / 46.78436583°N 23.5863861°E / 46.78436583; 23.5863861
Owned byCFR
Electrifiedyes
Services
Preceding station   CFR   Following station
toward Oradea
CFR Intercity 300
Train in Cluj Napoca railway station

Cluj-Napoca train station is the main railway station in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. It is located near the city center.

History[edit]

Early view of the station.

Two plaques on the building commemorate the 100th and 125th anniversary of the opening of the station on September 7, 1870.[1] The Cluj-Napoca railway station was designed and built by Hungarian architect Ferenc Pfaff,[2] when the city was part of Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Current situation[edit]

The station is situated on the Căile Ferate Române line 300 Bucharest - Ploieşti - Braşov - Teiuş - Cluj-Napoca - Oradea - Episcopia Bihor and the line Cluj-Napoca - Dej - Ilva Mică. As of 2008, Cluj-Napoca railway station serves about 100 passengers trains, including domestic trains operated by Căile Ferate Române. Cluj-Napoca offers connections with the majority of Romanian cities, as well as service to Budapest, Hungary.

Distance from other railway stations[edit]

Romania[edit]

Europe[edit]

CFR classes 140 and 050 shunting at Cluj-Napoca, summer 1972

References[edit]

  1. ^ See files Gara1 and Gara2 (Plaque). Wikimedia Commons. 1995 [1970].
  2. ^ Deiss, Richard (2013). The Cathedral of the Winged Wheel and the Sugarbeet Station. BoD Books on Demand. ISBN 3848253569.

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