Gare de Brest

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Gare de Brest
Railway terminus
Train Station Brest France - 2 (10086180325).jpg
Lit station façade and clock tower at night
Location 8, place du 19e RI
29000 Brest
Coordinates 48°23′16″N 4°28′50″W / 48.387779°N 4.480458°W / 48.387779; -4.480458Coordinates: 48°23′16″N 4°28′50″W / 48.387779°N 4.480458°W / 48.387779; -4.480458
Owned by RFF, SNCF
Operated by SNCF
Line(s) Paris–Brest railway
Platforms 6 (A–F; 3 island platforms)
Structure type At-grade
Opened 1865; 152 years ago (1865)
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Terminus TGV
Terminus TER Bretagne 1
toward Rennes
Terminus TER Bretagne 11
toward Landerneau
Terminus TER Bretagne 21
toward Saint-Brieuc
Terminus TER Bretagne 22
toward Morlaix
Terminus TER Bretagne 31
toward Quimper

Gare de Brest is the railway station serving Brest, France. It is the western terminus of the Paris–Brest railway. The new station, built above the town's harbour in 1932 on the site of its 1865 predecessor, includes a tall clock tower and a semi circle passenger hall. The current building of 1932, by the CF de l'Etat, replaces the older building built in 1865 by the CF de l'Ouest.

The station saw the arrival of the TGV Atlantique in 1990 but saw little changes to its structure.

Brest is linked to Rennes and Paris as well as regional (TER) services to Brittany including Quimper, Landerneau, Morlaix and Lannion (via Plouaret-Trégor). TGV trains to Paris take approximately four and a half hours to reach the capital.


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