Gare de Rennes

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Rennes
Train
Trains in Rennes station.JPG
Trains in Rennes Rail Station
Station statistics
Address Place de la Gare, 35000 Rennes, France
Coordinates 48°06′12″N 1°40′21″E / 48.10333°N 1.67250°E / 48.10333; 1.67250Coordinates: 48°06′12″N 1°40′21″E / 48.10333°N 1.67250°E / 48.10333; 1.67250
Line(s) Paris–Brest railway
Levels 31 metres (102 ft)
Platforms 4 central
Tracks 8
Parking 2
Other information
Opened 1857
Owned by RFF / SNCF
Traffic
Passengers () 9.2 million passengers/year (2011)[1]
Location
Rennes in Bretagne.
Rennes in Bretagne.
Rennes
Rennes (France)
TGV train in Rennes Rail Station

Rennes railway station is situated in the town centre of Rennes, France. It is situated on the Paris–Brest, Rennes–Saint-Malo and the Rennes–Redon railways.

Rennes Station, early 20th Century

The station at Rennes was opened in 1857, and was situated a significant walking distance from the city centre. However, since that date the town has expanded and now the station lies in the central part of the city. It has access to Paris on the TGV, a two hour trip; and serves Brittany with regular trains to Brest, Lannion, Nantes, Quimper and Saint-Malo. Train service is also available to other cities in France such as Lyon, Montpellier, Marseille, Lille, Aix-en-Provence and Strasbourg.

It is also served by Gares station on the VAL Rennes Metro.

Services[edit]

Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
toward Brest
TGV
toward Lannion
TGV
toward Quimper
TGV
toward Saint-Malo
TGV
toward Caen
TER Basse-Normandie 9 Terminus
toward Brest
TER Bretagne 1
toward Quimper
TER Bretagne 2
toward Lannion
TER Bretagne 5
Terminus TER Bretagne 6
toward Vitré
TER Bretagne 9
toward Saint-Malo
TER Bretagne 13 Terminus
Terminus TER Bretagne 15
toward Redon
toward Saint-Brieuc
TER Bretagne 16 Terminus
toward Nantes
TER Pays de la Loire 2 Terminus
Terminus TER Pays de la Loire 22
toward Le Mans

References[edit]

  1. ^ La gare change de gueule, June 25, 2012 article on yeggmag.wordpress.com.

See also[edit]