Salerno railway station

Salerno railway station serves the Italian city of Salerno and was opened in 1866. It is the main railway station of the city.

Salerno
Salerno railway station.jpg
Exterior of the station building.
LocationPiazza Vittorio Veneto
84100 Salerno
Italy
Coordinates40°41′00″N 14°46′00″E / 40.68333°N 14.76667°E / 40.68333; 14.76667Coordinates: 40°41′00″N 14°46′00″E / 40.68333°N 14.76667°E / 40.68333; 14.76667
Owned byRete Ferroviaria Italiana
Operated byCentostazioni
Line(s)Naples–Salerno
Salerno–Reggio Calabria
Salerno–Mercato San Severino
Salerno Metro
Distance53.090 km (32.989 mi) from Napoli Centrale
Platforms5 (11 tracks[1])
ConnectionsSalerno Suburban Railway[2][3]
Other information
IATA codeISR
History
Opened1866 (1866)
Location
Salerno is located in Campania
Salerno
Salerno
Location in Campania
Salerno is located in Italy
Salerno
Salerno
Location in Italy

OverviewEdit

It is located at the junction of several lines, including two major national lines, the Naples–Salerno line and the Salerno–Reggio Calabria line. It is also served by the to Mercato San Severino. In addition it is served by regional trains operating over the old Salerno–Nocera Inferiore via Cava de' Tirreni line, which was part of the Naples–Salerno line before the construction of the Santa Lucia tunnel.

GalleryEdit

Train connectionsEdit

Salerno station is an important hub for regional and long-distance trains within the national territory. It is served by several high speed trains, InterCity and Express services, linking it to almost all the main Italian cities. Starting from 4 November 2013 the station is also served by a suburban railway named "Metro Salerno",[2][3] linking it to city's eastern suburb, for which it has been projected a western expansion and a future link to Salerno-Pontecagnano Airport.

The following trains call at this station: (incomplete)

  • High speed trains ("Frecciargento") Rome - Naples - Salerno - Lamezia Terme - Reggio Calabria
  • High speed trains (Frecciarossa) Turin - Milan - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples - Salerno
  • High speed trains (Frecciabianca) Rome - Naples - Salerno - Sapri - Lamezia - Vibo Valentia - Reggio Calabria
  • High speed trains (Italo) Turin - Milan - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples - Salerno
  • High speed trains (Italo) Venice - Padua - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples - Salerno
  • Intercity trains Rome - Naples - Salerno - Taranto
  • Night train (Intercity Notte) Turin - Milan - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples - Salerno - Lamezia Terme - Reggio di Calabria
  • Regional trains (Treno regionale) Naples - Salerno - Potenza - Metaponto - Taranto
Preceding station   Trenitalia   Following station
FrecciarossaTerminus
toward Roma Termini
Frecciargento
toward Roma Termini
Frecciabianca
toward Roma Termini
InterCity
toward Roma Termini
InterCity
toward Taranto
toward Roma Termini
InterCity
toward Roma Termini
InterCity
toward Siracusa
Intercity Notte
Terminus
Treno regionale
toward Taranto
Preceding station   Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori   Following station
ItaloTerminus
ItaloTerminus

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ 7 crossing tracks and 4 terminals
  2. ^ a b (in Italian) Metro Salerno official website
  3. ^ a b (in Italian) General infos about Metro Salerno

External linksEdit

  Media related to Salerno train station at Wikimedia Commons