Rovaniemi railway station

Rovaniemi railway station is located in Rovaniemi, Finland. The line from the south opened in 1909, and was extended to Kemijärvi in 1934. It features direct daytime and overnight passenger trains to Oulu, Tampere, Helsinki and Turku; as of March 2014 the overnight train provided the only passenger service north to Kemijärvi.

Rovaniemi
VR Group station
Rovaniemi railway station2.jpg
LocationRatakatu 3 96100 Rovaniemi
Coordinates66°29′53″N 25°42′26″E / 66.49803°N 25.70731°E / 66.49803; 25.70731Coordinates: 66°29′53″N 25°42′26″E / 66.49803°N 25.70731°E / 66.49803; 25.70731
Owned byFinnish Transport Agency
Platforms3
Tracks11
Construction
Structure typeground station
History
Opened1909, 1934
Electrified2004
Services
Preceding station   Finnish Railways   Following station
toward Oulu
Oulu-RovaniemiTerminus
This train has arrived at Rovaniemi railway station in early morning, having left Helsinki railway station on the previous evening.

Electrification to Rovaniemi was completed in 2004 and extended to Kemijärvi in 2014, replacing diesel-hauled trains. Local newspapers have posted unofficial reports of the station being demolished at the beginning of 2012.[citation needed]

External linksEdit

  Media related to Rovaniemi railway station at Wikimedia Commons