A Coruña railway station

A Coruña railway station, also known as A Coruña-San Cristovo, is a railway terminus in A Coruña, Spain.

A Coruña-San Cristovo
Estacionrenfeacoruña
LocationRúa Joaquín Planells, s/n
A Coruña
Coordinates43°21′9.66″N 8°24′34.96″W / 43.3526833°N 8.4097111°WCoordinates: 43°21′9.66″N 8°24′34.96″W / 43.3526833°N 8.4097111°W
Owned byAdif
Operated byRenfe
Line(s)
Platforms4
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code31412
History
Opened1935
Traffic
Passengers (2017)1.9 million[1]

Location

The station is located in Avenida do Ferrocarril, next to Rolda de Outeiro, in the neighbourhood of Os Mallos-Estación, relatively far from center but connected by bus. There is another station in the city, San Diego, with goods sidings.

History and architectural design

The station building was built in 1935, in a rationalist style, similar to Helsinki Central railway station. Its architect was Antonio Gascué Echeverría.

Services

Two railway lines terminate at this station. They begin in León and Zamora and connect A Coruña with central Spain. High-speed trains connect the city with Santiago de Compostela, Ourense-Empalme, Pontevedra and Vigo-Guixar. Regional lines also connect the city with Lugo, Monforte de Lemos and Ferrol. Intercity trains depart to Madrid, Barcelona, and the Basque Country, passing through many other important Spanish northern cities.

Preceding station   Renfe Operadora   Following station
AvantTerminus
AlviaTerminus
Alvia
toward Alicante
Alvia
Santiago de Compostela
toward Hendaye
  Intercity   Terminus
Betanzos-Infesta
toward Madrid Chamartín
  Trenhotel "Rías Gallegas"   Terminus
Redondela de Galicia
toward Barcelona Sants
  Trenhotel "Galicia"   Terminus
Uxes
toward Vigo-Guixar
Media Distancia
G-1
Terminus
Elviña-Universidade
toward Ferrol
Media Distancia
G-4
Elviña-Universidade
toward Monforte de Lemos

References

  1. ^ "La terminal de la ciudad ya se aproxima al millón de viajeros". La Región (in Spanish). 19 March 2018. Retrieved 30 August 2019.

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