Caen station

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Gare de Caen
Caen gare bv.jpg
Gare de Caen in 2009
General information
Owned bySNCF
Line(s)Paris–Cherbourg railway
Platforms7
Other information
Station code87444000
History
Opened1857; 165 years ago (1857)
ElectrifiedYes
Passengers
3,290,788 (2014)
Services
Preceding station TER Normandie Following station
Lisieux Krono+
Bayeux
towards Cherbourg
Terminus Krono
Mézidon
towards Rouen-RD
Mézidon
towards Le Mans
Citi
Bretteville-Norrey
towards Granville
Frénouville-Cagny
towards Lisieux

Caen, Gare de l'Ouest or Gare Calvados, is the main and now only station serving the city of Caen, Normandy, France. The station stands on the main line from Paris to Cherbourg and although it mainly is an intercity station many regional trains use the station. Typical services link Caen to Lisieux, Paris, Rouen, Saint-Lô, Granville, Bayeux and Cherbourg.[1] The station opened in 1857 with the arrival of the CF de l'Ouest line from Paris. The station was rebuilt by Henri Pacon in 1934.

Services[edit]

The following services call at Caen :

  • Local services (TER Normandie) Cherbourg – Caen – Lisieux
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen – Alençon – Le Mans
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen – Lisieux – Bernay – Rouen
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen – Lison – Saint-Lô – Avranches – Rennes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plan du réseau, TER Normandie, accessed 14 April 2022.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°10′35″N 0°20′52″W / 49.17639°N 0.34778°W / 49.17639; -0.34778