Katerini railway station (Greek: Σιδηροδρομικός σταθμός Κατερίνης, romanized: Sidirodromikos stathmos Katerinis) is a railway station in Katerini, Central Macedonia, Greece. Located in a residential area, close to the city centre, it opened on 2 September 1916. It is served by trains between Athens and Thessaloniki and since 9 September 2007, it is served by the Suburban railway for Thessaloniki, Litochoro and Larissa.
|Location||Katerini 601 00, Greece|
|Platforms||8 (2 disused)|
|Opened||2 September 1916|
|Rebuilt||9 September 2007|
|Electrified||25 kV AC|
The station opened on 2 September 1916. In 1970 OSE became the legal successor to the SEK, taking over responsibilities for most of Greece's rail infrastructure. The station reopened on 9 September 2007 as part of upgrades to the line to allow Proastiakos services to access the line. In 2009, with the Greek debt crisis unfolding OSE's Management was forced to reduce services across the network. Timetables were cutback and routes closed, as the government-run entity attempted to reduce overheads. In 2015 a 15-year-old child was airlifted to hospital after being electrocuted at the station. In 2017 OSE's passenger transport sector was privatised as TrainOSE, currently, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane infrastructure, including stations, remained under the control of OSE.
The station is staffed, with a working ticket office (as of 2019) and has a restaurant on platform 1. The platforms are connected by subways, however the station is not equipped with lifts. The station is equipped with onsite parking.
The station is on the main line of the Greek railway system that connects Athens in the south with Thessaloniki in the North. As a result, the city is connected directly with Larissa and Thessaloniki via the Proastiakos It is also connected with Athens and all the intermediate stations by Intercity train lines.
It is served by Local and Regional stopping services to Thessaloniki, Kalambaka and Palaiofarsalos and Intercity services. Since 2007, it has been served by Proastiakos Thessaloniki to Larissa and Thessaloniki. There are around 22 services that call at the station daily.
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