Gare de Beauvais

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Gare de Beauvais
Gare beauvais.JPG
Location near Beauvais, France
Coordinates 49°25′35″N 2°05′20″E / 49.4264°N 2.0888°E / 49.4264; 2.0888Coordinates: 49°25′35″N 2°05′20″E / 49.4264°N 2.0888°E / 49.4264; 2.0888
Owned by SNCF
Line(s) Épinay-Villetaneuse–Le Tréport-Mers railway,
Creil–Beauvais railway
History
Opened 1857
Electrified yes
Services
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
toward Paris-Nord
TER Picardie 19 Terminus
Terminus TER Picardie 20
toward Creil
TER Picardie 21

Gare de Beauvais is a railway station located in Beauvais in the Oise department, France. TER Picardie trains connect the station to Le Tréport-Mers, Creil and Paris-Nord. The Neo-medieval station building was constructed by Compagnie du Nord in brick and concrete in 1860.[1] The line to Paris is electrified with an alternating current running 25 kV-50 Hz. Other lines run with diesel.

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The station in the early 20th century

A station was opened at Beauvais in 1857, when the line Beauvais - Creil was opened. At the time, it took three and a half hours to reach Paris via Creil. The direct line from Paris to Beauvais and further to Le Tréport was opened in 1877. Until 1939, Beauvais was also connected by rail with Gournay-Ferrières, Gisors, Clermont, Saint-Just-en-Chaussée and Amiens (via the Beauvais-Amiens railway).

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