Châlons-en-Champagne station

Châlons-en-Champagne station (French: Gare de Châlons-en-Champagne) is a railway station serving the commune of Châlons-en-Champagne, Marne department, eastern France. It is situated at kilometric point (KP) 172.214 on the Paris–Strasbourg railway. The station is served by regional trains towards Paris, Reims, Nancy and Chaumont.[1]

Châlons-en-Champagne SNCF TGV TER
Gare de Châlons-en-Champagne.JPG
General information
LocationPlace de la Gare
51000 Châlons-en-Champagne
Marne
France
Elevation83 m
Owned bySNCF
Operated bySNCF
Line(s)Paris–Strasbourg railway
Châlons-en-Champagne–Reims-Cérès railway
Distance172.214 km
Platforms3
Tracks5
Other information
Station code87174003
History
Opened6 November 1849
Passengers
2018717 835
Services
Preceding station SNCF Following station
Champagne-Ardenne TGV
towards Paris-Est
TGV inOui
Vitry-le-François
towards Bar-le-Duc
Preceding station TER Grand Est Following station
Épernay
towards Paris-Est
C02 Vitry-le-François
Mourmelon-le-Petit
towards Reims
C06 Vitry-le-François
towards Dijon
Épernay
Terminus
L28 Vitry-le-François
towards Metz

HistoryEdit

The railway section between Épernay and Châlons was inaugurated on 6 November 1849 by General Louis Eugène Cavaignac. The link between Châlons and Paris would turn into daily service four days later. The Paris–Strasbourg railway was subsequently inaugurated by Napoléon III on 17 July 1852.[2]

In 2018, the SNCF estimated that the annual circulation through the station consisted of 717,835 passengers.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Le réseau TER Fluo, TER Grand Est, accessed 28 April 2022.
  2. ^ Barbier, Jean-Paul, 1948- ... (2003). Ils sont passés à Châlons : le grand livre d'or de Châlons-en-Champagne. Éd. du "Petit Catalaunien illustré. ISBN 2-9509546-2-6. OCLC 469306205.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Fréquentation en gares". ressources.data.sncf.com (in French). Retrieved 15 May 2020.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 48°57′20″N 4°20′56″E / 48.95556°N 4.34889°E / 48.95556; 4.34889