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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.

Gara Brașov
Căile Ferate Române
Brasov railway station2.jpg
View of the station building
LocationB-dul Gării, Nr. 1, Brașov, Romania
Coordinates45°39′40.18″N 25°36′48.62″E / 45.6611611°N 25.6135056°E / 45.6611611; 25.6135056Coordinates: 45°39′40.18″N 25°36′48.62″E / 45.6611611°N 25.6135056°E / 45.6611611; 25.6135056
Owned byCFR
Construction
Parkingyes
History
Opened1873
Rebuilt1962
Electrified9 June 1963 (for trials)
9 December 1965 (for regular service)
Services
Preceding station   CFR   Following station
toward Arad
CFR Intercity 200
toward Oradea
CFR Intercity 300
CFR Intercity 400
toward Braşov
Brașov station
Interior

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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.

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