Jesenice railway station

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Jesenice
Jesenice Taurus 3.jpg
Trains at the Jesenice railway station
Location 19 Marshal Tito Street (Cesta Maršala Tita 19)
4270 Jesenice, Upper Carniola
 Slovenia
Coordinates 46°26′11″N 14°03′17″E / 46.43639°N 14.05472°E / 46.43639; 14.05472Coordinates: 46°26′11″N 14°03′17″E / 46.43639°N 14.05472°E / 46.43639; 14.05472
Owned by Slovenske železnice
Operated by Slovenske železnice
History
Rebuilt 1953-1955
Location
Jesenice is located in Slovenia
Jesenice
Jesenice
Location within Slovenia

The Jesenice railway station (Slovene: Železniška postaja Jesenice) is a railway station in the town of Jesenice, northwestern Slovenia. It is the last station before the Austrian border. In addition to the station facilities, the building contains a bar, shops, and a restaurant. The two boarding platforms are connected by an underground pedestrian tunnel.

Destinations[edit]

Destinations served from the station are:

History[edit]

The station opened in 1870 as a stop on the Tarvisio-Ljubljana Railway. In 1906, it became a junction when two main lines of the New Alpine Railways were completed: the Bohinj Railway to Trieste and the Karawanks tunnel and line to Villach.

The station building was built between 1953 and 1955 upon the plans by Stanislav Rohrman (sl) to replace a prewar structure destroyed by Allied air raids in early 1945. Architecturally, the new building is unusually distinctive for a train station in the area, being a stark modernist box faced in white marble and featuring hexagonal windows.

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