Gare de Lens

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Lens railway station
Gare de Lens
Location Place du général de Gaulle
62300 Lens
Coordinates 50°25′36″N 2°49′40″E / 50.426651°N 2.82786°E / 50.426651; 2.82786Coordinates: 50°25′36″N 2°49′40″E / 50.426651°N 2.82786°E / 50.426651; 2.82786
Owned by SNCF
Line(s) Arras-Dunkirk railway
Opened 1927
Electrified 25 kV 50 Hz
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Lens railway station (French: Gare de Lens) is a railway station in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France. The building was built in 1926-1927 to resemble a steam locomotive with a 23 metre high tower as the chimney. The architect was Urbain Cassan. In December 1984 it was listed as a French National Heritage Site (Monument historique).[1]


Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
toward Dunkerque
toward Paris-Nord
toward Dunkerque
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 6
toward Arras
toward Calais-Ville
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 7
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 13 Terminus
Terminus TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 21
toward Valenciennes
Terminus TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 23


  1. ^ Ministère de la Culture, base Mérimée, " Notice no PA00108328"