Ambrì-Piotta railway station

Ambrì-Piotta railway station (Italian: Stazione di Ambrì-Piotta) is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Ticino and municipality of Quinto. It takes its name from the nearby communities of Ambrì and Piotta. The station is on the Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard railway, on the southern ramp up to the Gotthard Tunnel.[1][5][6]

Ambrì-Piotta
Red-and-white train at island platform
SBB train at the station in 2013
LocationQuinto
Switzerland
Coordinates46°30′38.750″N 8°41′23.741″E / 46.51076389°N 8.68992806°E / 46.51076389; 8.68992806Coordinates: 46°30′38.750″N 8°41′23.741″E / 46.51076389°N 8.68992806°E / 46.51076389; 8.68992806
Elevation988 m (3,241 ft)
Owned bySwiss Federal Railways
Line(s)Gotthard line
Distance93.0 km (57.8 mi) from Immensee[1]
Train operators
ConnectionsAutopostale bus lines[2]
Other information
Fare zone244 (arcobaleno)[3]
Passengers
2018130 per weekday[4]
Services
Preceding station Südostbahn Following station
Airolo
towards Basel SBB
InterRegio
IR 26
Faido
towards Locarno
Airolo InterRegio
IR 46
Preceding station TILO Following station
Airolo
Terminus
S10
Limited service
Faido
S50
Limited service
Faido
Location

ServicesEdit

As of the December 2021 timetable change, the following services stop at Ambrì-Piotta:[7]

The station is also served by an hourly Autopostale bus service between Bellinzona and Airolo that parallels the railway line.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Cologne: Schweers + Wall. 2012. p. 48. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  2. ^ "Liniennetz Alta Leventina" (PDF). Autopostale. 13 December 2020. p. 8. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Comunità tariffale Arcobaleno – Piano delle zone" (PDF) (in Italian). Comunità tariffale Arcobaleno. 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Passagierfrequenz". Swiss Federal Railways. September 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  5. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
  6. ^ "Quinto TI, Switzerland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
  7. ^ "Göschenen - Airolo - Bellinzona - Chiasso - Milano" (PDF) (in Italian). Bundesamt für Verkehr. 16 December 2021. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  8. ^ "Airolo - Bellinzona" (PDF) (in Italian). Bundesamt für Verkehr. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 27 June 2020.

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