Prato Centrale railway station

Prato Centrale railway station (Italian: Stazione di Prato Centrale) is the main station serving the city and comune of Prato, in the region of Tuscany, central Italy. Opened in 1862, it forms part of both the Bologna–Florence railway and the Viareggio–Florence railway. Until 2002 it was named simply as Prato.

Prato Centrale
View of the passenger building.
View of the passenger building.
LocationPiazza Stazione 13
59100 Prato PO
Prato, Prato, Tuscany
Italy
Coordinates43°52′43″N 11°06′33″E / 43.87861°N 11.10917°E / 43.87861; 11.10917Coordinates: 43°52′43″N 11°06′33″E / 43.87861°N 11.10917°E / 43.87861; 11.10917
Operated byRete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line(s)Bologna–Florence
Viareggio–Florence
Distance16.386 km (10.182 mi) from Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Train operatorsTrenitalia
Connections
  • Urban and suburban buses
Other information
ClassificationGold
History
OpenedApril 1934; 87 years ago (1934-04)
Location
Prato Centrale is located in Tuscany
Prato Centrale
Prato Centrale
Location in Tuscany
Prato Centrale is located in Italy
Prato Centrale
Prato Centrale
Location in Italy

OverviewEdit

The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni. Train services to and from the station are operated by Trenitalia. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.

There are two other stations in the city, namely Prato Porta al Serraglio (in the historical center of Prato) and the new station at Prato Borgonuovo.

The prato central railway station is situated on the Bologna-Florence direttissima railway line .

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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