Venezia Mestre railway station
The Venezia Mestre railway station is in addition to the Venezia Santa Lucia railway station one of the two main railway stations of Venice and is among the 13 largest railway stations in Italy and is from the FS subsidiary Grandi Stazioni SpA managed. It is located in the district of Mestre on the mainland.
The station was opened in 1842 as the railway line Milan-Venice train station. It ended in the subsequent Porto Marghera station. In 1846, then was the extension of the Ponte della Libertà to Santa Lucia train station on the main island. With the inauguration of the 1879 Mestre to Trieste was extended for railroad hub.
In the years 2008 to 2012, he is subjected to extensive renovation work, in preparation for new high-speed lines to Padua and Verona, including, inter alia, the track number will be increased from 9 to 13.
The station is the largest railway junction Ostitaliens, its 13 tracks are frequented by 500 trains and 82,000 passengers. Thus, the figures are slightly higher than in the Santa Lucia Station. It is served by all long-distance trains and is the central regional transport hub Veneto.
Since April 2012, he is also on the Trenitalia competition Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori with their high-speed trains Italo. served, which can continue in their relation Mestre Venezia Santa Lucia Roma Ostiense.
The station only serves trains to / from Santa Lucia as a transit station; Broad relations Verona Verona -Udine -Trieste or need to make head.
As part of construction activities, the unbundling of the lines is moved in front of the station and made possible by means Überwerfungen so that the platforms Mestres are redistributed in accordance with directions.
- Tracks 1 & 2: Trains to / from Trieste Centrale
- Tracks 3 & 4: Trains to / from Udine
- Tracks 5 & 6 trains to / from the high-speed line - Mestre Padua
- Tracks 7 & 8: All in Mestre ending or beginning trains
- Tracks 9, 10, 11: Trains from / to Altstrecke to / from Padua
- Tracks 12 & 13: Trains to / from the Adriatic and Trent
For traffic to Santa Lucia all tracks are found with the exception of 7 and 8 are available, which are reserved in Mestre ending or beginning trains.