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Terni railway station (Italian: Stazione di Terni) serves the town and comune of Terni, in the region of Umbria, central Italy. Opened in 1866, it forms part of the Ancona–Orte railway, and is also a junction station for two secondary lines, the Terni–Sulmona railway and the Terni–Sansepolcro railway.

Terni
View of the passenger building.
View of the passenger building.
LocationPiazza Dante Alighieri
05100 Terni
Terni, Terni, Umbria
Italy
Coordinates42°34′14″N 12°39′04″E / 42.57056°N 12.65111°E / 42.57056; 12.65111Coordinates: 42°34′14″N 12°39′04″E / 42.57056°N 12.65111°E / 42.57056; 12.65111
Elevation129 m (423 ft)
Operated byRete Ferroviaria Italiana
Centostazioni
Line(s)Ancona–Orte
Terni–Sulmona
Terni–Sansepolcro
Distance111.479 km (69.270 mi)
from Roma Termini
Platforms6
Train operatorsTrenitalia
Ferrovia Centrale Umbra
Connections
  • Urban and suburban buses
Other information
ClassificationGold
History
Opened4 January 1866; 153 years ago (1866-01-04)
Location
Terni is located in Umbria
Terni
Terni
Location in Umbria
Terni is located in Italy
Terni
Terni
Location in Italy

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

Regional train services on the Terni–Sansepolcro railway are operated by Ferrovia Centrale Umbra, which sub-contracts on behalf of Trenitalia.

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LocationEdit

Terni railway station is situated at Piazza Dante Alighieri, at the northern end of the city centre.

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 4 January 1866, upon the inauguration of the Foligno–Terni and Terni–Orte sections of the Rome–Ancona railway.[1] On 30 October 1883, Terni was transformed into a junction station, with the opening of the final, Terni–Rocca di Corno, section of the Terni–Sulmona railway.[1] Many years later, on 15 July 1915, Terni became the terminus of another secondary line, when the Umbertide–Terni section of the Terni–Sansepolcro railway was opened.[1]

FeaturesEdit

The passenger building is currently being renovated, both inside (thanks to the Centostazioni program) and outside. The renovations include the construction of a terminal for suburban buses, a modern shelter for city buses, and the expansion of the parking lot. These measures will substantially upgrade interchange between rail and urban transport.

Inside the passenger building are also other facilities such as toilets, ticket offices, waiting rooms, a newsstand, a tobacconist, restaurant and chapel. In addition, there are offices for the management of rail traffic, and an office of the Railway Police.

The station yard has five passenger service through tracks. Many other tracks serve goods traffic and for storage of rolling stock. The passenger tracks are equipped with platforms topped by shelters, and the platforms are connected via an underpass.

Train servicesEdit

The station has about 2.3 million passenger movements each year.[2]

The trains stopping at the station range from regional services to InterCity, Eurostar and high speed trains.

Regional services on the Terni–Sansepolcro railway are operated by Ferrovia Centrale Umbra, which sub-contracts on behalf of Trenitalia. All other train services are operated by Trenitalia itself.

Preceding station   Trenitalia   Following station
toward Ravenna
[[]]
Terminus

InterchangeEdit

The station is the terminus of all ATC urban and suburban bus services. It also has a special parking area for taxis.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Alessandro Tuzza; et al. "Prospetto cronologico dei tratti di ferrovia aperti all'esercizio dal 1839 al 31 dicembre 1926" [Chronological overview of the features of the railways opened between 1839 and 31 December 1926]. www.trenidicarta.it (in Italian). Alessandro Tuzza. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Flussi Annui nelle 103 Stazioni" [Annual flows at the 103 stations]. Centostazioni website (in Italian). Centostazioni. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Terni railway station at Wikimedia Commons

This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at January 2011.