Kościerzyna railway station

Kościerzyna railway station is a railway station serving the town of Kościerzyna, in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. The station is located on the Nowa Wieś Wielka–Gdynia Port railway, Chojnice–Kościerzyna railway. The train services are operated by Przewozy Regionalne and SKM Tricity.

Kościerzyna
Railway Station
Kościerzyna stacja kolejowa.JPG
Kościerzyna railway station in 2007
LocationKościerzyna, Pomeranian Voivodeship
Poland
Operated byPrzewozy Regionalne
SKM Tricity
Line(s)201: Nowa Wieś Wielka–Gdynia Port railway
211: Chojnice–Kościerzyna railway
233: Pszczółki–Kościerzyna railway (closed)
Platforms4
History
Opened1885; 135 years ago (1885)
Electrifiedno
Location
Kościerzyna is located in Poland
Kościerzyna
Kościerzyna
Kościerzyna (Poland)

HistoryEdit

The first line built from Pszczółki in the period of 1884 - 1885 reached Kościerzyna in 1885. Five years later, a line from Kościerzyna to Lipusz and Bytów opened. In 1901 another line reached the station (from Kartuzy and in 1928, a part of the Coal Line.

The station also used to lie on the Kościerzyna–Gołubie Kaszubskie railway until its closure in 1930 and Pszczółki–Kościerzyna railway. The station used to be known as Berent (Westpreußen) under German occupation between 1885-1920 and 1939–1945.

Heritage museumEdit

Kościerzyna is famous for its Skansen Parowozownia Kościerzyna railway museum, located near the station, exhibiting many examples of Polish locomotives.

Train servicesEdit

The station is served by the following service(s):

  • Regional services (R) Chojnice - Brusy - Lipusz - Koscierzyna
  • Regional services (R) Koscierzyna - Zukowo - Gdynia
Preceding station   Przewozy Regionalne   Following station
toward Chojnice
PRTerminus
Preceding station   SKM Tricity   Following station
TerminusSKM Tricity

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