Kalisz railway station

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Kalisz
Railway Station
Kalisz stacja PKP (1).JPG
Kalisz railway station
Location Kalisz, Greater Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Coordinates 51°44′34″N 18°04′18″E / 51.74278°N 18.07167°E / 51.74278; 18.07167Coordinates: 51°44′34″N 18°04′18″E / 51.74278°N 18.07167°E / 51.74278; 18.07167
Operated by PKP
Przewozy Regionalne
Line(s) Łódź–Forst (Lausitz) railway
Platforms 2
History
Opened 15 November 1902; 115 years ago (1902-11-15)
Electrified yes
Location
Kalisz is located in Poland
Kalisz
Kalisz
Location within Poland

Kalisz railway station is a railway station in Kalisz, in the Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland. The station opened in 1902 and is located on the Łódź–Forst (Lausitz) railway. The train services are operated by PKP and Przewozy Regionalne.

History[edit]

The station was built in 1902 as the final stop of the Warsaw–Kalisz Railway. In 1906, a line was added to Nowe Skalmierzyce, the border crossing between the Russian-controlled Vistula Land and the German Empire. In the past numerous international trains departed from Kalisz, to destinastions such as Moscow, Baku, Prague, Frankfurt, Dresden, Paris, Ostend and Calais. Even in the late twentieth century Kalisz can be reached abroad. The last international train services was "Bohemia" (Warsaw - Wroclaw - Pardubice - Prague).

Modernisation[edit]

The station building was to be upgraded before the Euro 2012. [1] However, due to contract issues and delays the renovations were not completed until November 2015. The modernised station was opened on 27 November 2015. [2]

Train services[edit]

The station is served by the following service(s):

  • Intercity services Jelenia Gora - Wroclaw - Ostrow Wielkopolski - Kalisz - Lodz - Warsaw - Lublin/Bialystok
  • Regional services (R) Poznan - Sroda Wielkopolska - Jarocin - Ostrow Wielkopolski - Kalisz - Sieradz - Lodz
  • Regional services (R) Wroclaw - Olesnica - Ostrow Wielkopolski - Kalisz - Sieradz - Lodz
  • Regional services (R) Kepno - Ostrow Wielkopolski - Kalisz
Preceding station   PKP   Following station
towards Jelenia Góra
PKP
towards Białystok
PKP
towards Lublin
Terminus
PKP
Preceding station   Przewozy Regionalne   Following station
PR
PR
toward Kępno
PR Terminus

Bus services[edit]

  • A
  • 9

External links[edit]

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