Florina railway station

Florina railway station (Greek: Σιδηροδρομικός σταθμός Φλωρίνης, romanizedSidirodromikós stathmós Florínis) is a railway station in Florina, a town in Western Macedonia, Greece. It is situated at the Greek terminus of the Thessaloniki–Bitola railway. It was opened in 1894, along with the line. It is served by local trains to Thessaloniki.[3]

Φλώρινα
Florina
Florina Railway Station.jpg
Florina railway station (9 August 2008)
LocationFlorina 531 00
Macedonia
Greece
Coordinates40°46′55″N 21°24′55″E / 40.782079°N 21.415380°E / 40.782079; 21.415380Coordinates: 40°46′55″N 21°24′55″E / 40.782079°N 21.415380°E / 40.782079; 21.415380
Owned byOSE
Line(s)Thessaloniki–Bitola railway[1] Messonisi–Florina railway
Platforms2 (1 side platform, 1 island platform)
Tracks2
Train operatorsTrainOSE
Construction
Structure typeat-grade
Platform levels1
ParkingYes
Disabled accessAiga ticketpurchase inv.svg Aiga waitingroom inv.svg Aiga toilets inv.svg Aiga parking inv.svg Aiga bus inv.svg
Other information
StatusStaffed[2]
Websitehttp://www.ose.gr/en/
History
Opened1894
ElectrifiedNo
Services
Preceding station   TrainOSE   Following station
toward ThessalonikiLine 2Terminus
Location
Florina is located in Greece
Florina
Florina
Location within Greece

HistoryEdit

It was opened in 1894, along with the line. In 1896 the Messonisi-Florina line was constructed, to allow trains from Bitola to continue onwards to Thessaloniki without the need to reverse north of Mesonisi

FacilitiesEdit

The station is staffed, but only in the early morning and later afternoon.[4] There are toilets and parking onsite. Local and regional buses stop in the forecourt.

ServicesEdit

The station is served by three[5] local trains to Thessaloniki daily.[3][6]

Station layoutEdit

L
Ground/Concourse
Customer service Tickets/Exits
Level
L1
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 Π2   towards Thessaloniki (Mesonisi)
Platform 2 Π2   towards Thessaloniki (Mesonisi)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OSE - 2017 Network Statement Annexes".
  2. ^ https://florina.pdm.gov.gr/περιφερειακή-ενότητα-φλώρινας/συγκοινωνίες/δρομολόγια-τραινοσε/
  3. ^ a b "Visit Florina".
  4. ^ https://florina.pdm.gov.gr/περιφερειακή-ενότητα-φλώρινας/συγκοινωνίες/δρομολόγια-τραινοσε/
  5. ^ "Florina Railway Station | railcc".
  6. ^ https://florina.pdm.gov.gr/περιφερειακή-ενότητα-φλώρινας/συγκοινωνίες/δρομολόγια-τραινοσε/