Piola (Milan Metro)

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Logo Metropolitane Italia.svg Piola
Luoghi comuni1 Milan's underground Piola.jpg
LocationPiazzale Piola, Milan
Italy
Coordinates45°28′51″N 9°13′31″E / 45.48083°N 9.22528°E / 45.48083; 9.22528Coordinates: 45°28′51″N 9°13′31″E / 45.48083°N 9.22528°E / 45.48083; 9.22528
Owned byAzienda Trasporti Milanesi
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedSeptember 27, 1969 (1969-09-27)
Services
Preceding station   Milan Metro   Following station
Line 2

The stazione di Piola (Piola Station) is a station of the Milan Metro, on the line M2. The station grants direct access to the Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI).

History[edit]

Piola station was activated on September 27, 1969, as part of line 2 first section.[1][2]

Structures and facilities[edit]

The station is named after the nearby square Gabrio Piola, though it does not have a direct access to the square. There are three entrances to the station: Via Pacini, Via Bazzini, and Via d'Ovidio near Politecnico di Milano Architecture Building.

The station is inside the Milan Metro urban area and it is underground.

Piola station serves primarily the Politecnico di Milano, Città Studi area near the University of Milan and the Istituto dei Tumori.

Interchanges[edit]

Near the station stop some urban automotive lines, managed by ATM

  • Fermata filobus Trolley stop (V.le Gran Sasso P.le Piola M2, lines 90 e 91]])
  • Fermata filobus Trolley stop (V.le Romagna P.le Piola M2, lines 90 e 91]])
  • Fermata autobus Bus stop

Services[edit]

The station has:

Bibliography[edit]

  • Giorgio Meregalli, Gli impianti ferroviari della linea 2 della Metropolitana di Milano, in "Ingegneria Ferroviaria", May 1971, pp. 469–492.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In funzione da ieri la linea 2 del metrò". Corriere della Sera. Milano. September 28, 1969.
  2. ^ Meregalli, op. cit., p. 469

External links[edit]

Media related to Piola station (Milan metro) at Wikimedia Commons