Trento railway station
View of the station yard
Trento (TN), Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
|Distance||94.79 km (58.90 mi) from Verona Porta Vescovo|
|Opened||23 March 1859|
The station was opened in 1859 by the Austrian Empire's Südbahn. It is located on the trans-Alpine Brenner Railway connecting Verona to Innsbruck. It is also a terminus of two branch lines: Valsugana Railway (to Levico Terme) and Trento-Malè metre-gauged railway.
The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). The commercial area of the passenger building, however, is managed by Centostazioni, whereas train services are operated by Trenitalia and ÖBB-DB.
Trento railway station is situated at Piazza Dante, the northwestern edge of the city centre and on the east bank of River Adige (River Etsch).
The passenger building hosts the ticket office, a waiting room, two newsagent stores and a cafe bar.
The station has four tracks and three through platforms. At the southern end, there is a bay platform for trains operating on the Valsugana Railway. The metre-gauged railway station of the same name is located at the northern end. In addition, there is a locomotive shed for siding train carriages overnight. The goods yard is situated at Roncaforte district, a short distance to the north of the station.
The following services call at the station:
- High-speed Train (Trenitalia Frecciargento) Bolzano/Bozen-Naples: Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Verona - Bologna - Florence - Rome - (Naples)
- Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional Express or Regional) Brennero/Brenner-Bologna: Brennero/Brenner - Fortezza/Franzensfeste - Bressanone/Brixen - Chuisa/Klausen - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - Isola della Scala - Nogara - Bologna
- Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional): Bolzano/Bozen - Ora/Auer - Trento/Trient - San Cristoforo al Lago-Ischia - Bassano del Grappa - (Castelfranco Veneto) - (Venice)
- Regional Train (Trenitalia Regional) Bolzano/Bozen-Ala/Ahl-am-Etsch: Bolzano/Bozen - Laives/Leifers - Ora/Aura - Egna/Neumarkt - Salorno/Salurn - Mezzocorona/Kronmetz - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Mori - Ala/Ahl-am-Etsch
- Night Train (Trenitalia Intercity Notte) Bolzano/Bozen-Rome: Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - Bologna - Florence - Rome
- Metre-gauge Train (Trentino-Trasporti Valsugana Line) Trento/Trient-Malè: Trento/Trient - Mezzolombardo - Cles - Malè
(D for Germany, A for Austria)
- Intercity Train (ÖBB Eurocity) Munich-Verona/Venice: Munich(D) - Rosenheim (D) - Kufstein(A) - Wörgl (A) - Jenbach(A) - Innsbruck(A) - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - (Padua) - (Venice)
- Intercity Train (ÖBB Eurocity) Munich-Verona/Bologna: Munich(D) - Rosenheim (D) - Kufstein(A) - Wörgl (A) - Jenbach(A) - Innsbruck(A) - Bolzano/Bozen - Trento/Trient - Rovereto/Rofreit - Verona - (Bologna)
- History of rail transport in Italy
- List of railway stations in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
- Rail transport in Italy
- Railway stations in Italy
- Paola Pettenella (ed), La stazione di Trento di Angiolo Mazzoni, "Quaderni di Architettura" n. 1, Electa, Milano, 1994 (Italian)
Media related to Trento railway station at Wikimedia Commons
This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at December 2010.