Opole Główne railway station
|Location||city centre, Opole, Opole Voivodeship
|Owned by||Polskie Koleje Państwowe S.A.|
Opole Główne (Polish for Opole main station) is a major railway station in the southern Polish city of Opole. It also is the biggest station in Opole Voivodeship, with connections to all major Polish cities, several local towns of the area, as well as international locations, such as Berlin and Hamburg.
The first station building for Opole Główne was completed in 1853, and back then it was called Oppeln Hauptbahnhof, as the city belonged to the German Empire. However, the original building was destroyed and another one was built in around 1899. It still is in use, and in 1926 underground access to platforms was constructed, together with the second building housing the entrance hall. The station building is in the eclectic style with neo-Gothic, neo-Renaissance, secession and neo-classical elements.
The station is a crucial rail junction, as it serves several connections, including the major lines to Wrocław, Częstochowa, Kędzierzyn-Koźle, and Strzelce Opolskie. Furthermore, it serves local lines to Nysa, and Kluczbork.
Opole Główne is directly connected with all major Polish cities, such as:
- Gorzów Wielkopolski,
- Jelenia Góra,
- Tarnów Mościce,
- Media related to Main Train Station in Opole at Wikimedia Commons
- Historic photos of the Opole Main Station
- A photo gallery of the station
- Departures from the Opole Main Station