Łódź Widzew railway station

Łódź Widzew is a major railway station located in Widzew, an eastern district in the city of Łódź, Poland. It is located on a number of important railway lines including the Łódź Fabryczna to Koluszki and Warsaw railway line, the Widzew to Kutno railway line, and the Łódź Kaliska to Warsaw line. It consists of three island platforms and six tracks. The station is served by all passing passenger trains, including long distance and local services. Trains departing from the station serve major Polish cities, regional towns in the Łódź Province, and other stations in the Łódź metropolitan area. Operators include PKP Intercity, Polregio, and Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna (ŁKA). The maintenance depot of Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna is located at the station.

Łódź Widzew
Lodz Widzew Railway Station platforms.JPG
Łódź Widzew railway station.
LocationŁódź, Poland
Owned byPolish State Railways
Line(s)
Platforms3
Tracks6
Construction
Parkingyes
History
Opened1901
Rebuilt2003, 2010, 2012.
Previous namesWidzew (1901-1940)
Litzmannstadt Ost (1940-1945)
Passengers
20186800[1]
Services
Preceding station   PKP   Following station
Terminus
PKP
Terminus
PKP
Terminus
PKP
PKP
PKP
PKP
towards Katowice
Preceding station   Polregio   Following station
PR
toward Częstochowa
Terminus
PR
PR
toward Częstochowa
PR
toward Opoczno
Preceding station   Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna Logo.png ŁKA   Following station
Łódź - Zgierz
toward Zgierz
Łódź - ŁowiczTerminus
Terminus
Łódź - Warsaw
Łódź - Skierniewice
toward Skierniewice
Łódź - Tomaszów Maz.
Łódź - Radomsko
toward Radomsko
Widzew Railway Station interior

Public transitEdit

The station is served by local bus routes run by city bus operator MPK Łódź:

The station has a passenger waiting room, ticket counter and car park.

An extension of the tram system to the station is planned. Currently tram lines 3, 9A, 9B, 10A and 10B stop on Rokicińska street near the Rondo Inwalidów roundabout, located around 580 metres (1,900 ft) from the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Urząd Transportu Kolejowego. "Wymiana pasażerska na stacjach w Polsce w 2018 r." Urząd Transportu Kolejowego (in Polish). Retrieved 2020-02-03.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°45′47.4″N 19°32′32.9″E / 51.763167°N 19.542472°E / 51.763167; 19.542472