Brașov railway station
Braşov railway station is the main station in Brașov, Romania. The building on the current location was opened to traffic in 1962. The station's bell chimes preceding the announcements represent a few notes of Ciprian Porumbescu's operetta Crai Nou.
|Căile Ferate Române|
View of the station building
|Location||B-dul Gării, Nr. 1, Brașov, Romania|
|Electrified||9 June 1963 (for trials) |
9 December 1965 (for regular service)
The station is located at a confluence of the main lines in Romania. In 2008, Brașov railway station served about 140 passenger trains to a majority of Romanian cities. Regio Trans stock runs from Braşov station to Făgăraș, Întorsura Buzăului, as well as to Zărnești, along with state-operated trains from Căile Ferate Române.
The international trains run to Budapest (Hungary) and to Vienna (Austria) on summer and winter. Formerly they also connected with Prague (Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Kraków (Poland). The railway station is served by the many bus lines and also by two trolleybus lines.Prior to 2007,the station was served by a tram line. After 2007 the tram line was replaced by a trolleybus line.
Distance from other railway stationsEdit
- Bucureşti Nord: 166 km
- Arad: 453 km
- Cluj-Napoca: 331 km
- Constanța (via Bucureşti Nord): 391 km
- Craiova: 335 km
- Galați: 310 km
- Iași: 470 km
- Oradea: 484 km
- Satu Mare (via Cluj Napoca, Baia Mare): 583 km
- Suceava (Burdujeni): 457 km
- Timișoara: 456 km