Gare de Caen

Caen, Gare de l'Ouest or Gare Calvados, is the main and now only station serving the city of Caen. The station stands on the main line from Paris to Cherbourg and although it mainly is an intercity station many regional trains use the station. Typical services link Caen to Lisieux, Évreux, Paris, Rouen, Saint-Lô, Rennes, Bayeux and Lison. The station opened in 1857 with the arrival of the CF de l'Ouest line from Paris. The station was rebuilt by Henri Pacon in 1934.

Gare de Caen
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Gare de Caen in 2009
Owned bySNCF
Line(s)Paris–Cherbourg railway
Platforms7
History
Opened1857; 163 years ago (1857)
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers3,290,788 (2014)
Services
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Terminus
Intercités
toward Cherbourg
IntercitésTerminus
TerminusIntercités
toward Tours
toward Lisieux
TER Normandie
toward Cherbourg
TerminusTER Normandie
toward Le Mans
TER Normandie
TER Normandie
toward Rennes

ServicesEdit

The following services call at Caen :

  • Intercity services (Intercités) Caen - Alençon - Le Mans - Tours
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Cherbourg - Caen - Lisieux
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen - Alençon - Le Mans
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen - Lisieux - Bernay - Roue
  • Local services (TER Normandie) Caen - Lison - Saint-Lô - Avranches - Rennes

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Coordinates: 49°10′35″N 0°20′52″W / 49.17639°N 0.34778°W / 49.17639; -0.34778