Gdańsk Kolonia railway station

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Gdańsk Kolonia
SKM Gdańsk Kolonia 2006 07 29 155353 ubt.jpeg
Location Gdańsk
Poland
Operated by SKM (Tricity)
Line(s) No passenger service
Platforms 1
History
Opened 1867
Closed 2005
Location
Schemat gdańsk kolonia.png

Gdańsk Kolonia is a former SKM stop in Gdańsk, Poland. It is no longer used since June 2005, after canceling passenger service on Gdańsk - Nowy Port line. This line is now used only for freight transport

The stop is likely to have re-open by 2012 as it is near to the location of the future stadium PGE Arena, which is planned for 2012 UEFA European Football Championship.

The line[edit]

The line connecting Gdańsk Główny (Danzig Hbf.) with Gdańsk Nowy Port (Danzig Neufahrwasser) was opened in October 1867. It had been electrified in 1951, but the voltage was changed (from 800 V) into standard 3kV in 1973. The line served mostly as the transport route for shipyard workers who commuted to the Gdańsk Shipyard. On December 15, 2002 the line was shortened to reach only Gdańsk Brzeźno. On June 25, 2005 the line was completely closed for passenger service.

References[edit]

  1. Revolution in Gdańsk? (Rewolucja w Gdańsku?) at www.rynek-kolejowy.pl, URL accessed at April 28, 2007 (in Polish)
  2. Gdańsk Kolonia at Polish Railway Database, URL accessed at April 28, 2007 (in Polish)

Coordinates: 54°23′06″N 18°37′48″E / 54.385°N 18.630°E / 54.385; 18.630