Jesenice railway station
Trains at the Jesenice railway station
|Location||19 Marshal Tito Street (Cesta Maršala Tita 19)
4270 Jesenice, Upper Carniola
|Owned by||Slovenske železnice|
|Operated by||Slovenske železnice|
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 served from the station are:
- Rosenbach (Slovene: Podrožca) and Villach (Slovene: Beljak) on the mainline to the north (both in Austria, via Karavanke tunnel)
- Kranj and Ljubljana on the mainline to the south-east
- Bohinj and Nova Gorica on the Bohinj line to the south-west
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 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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