- Gdańsk Główny railway station
Location City/Town Gdańsk District city centre Voivodeship Pomeranian Voivodeship Country Poland Address Podwale Grodzkie str. Operational information Category A Preceding station(s) Gdańsk Biskupia Górka Following station(s) Gdańsk Wrzeszcz Water tower present Yes Locomotives depot present No Platforms 5 Station building present Yes History Opened 1896 - 1900 Previous name(s) Danzig Hbf. Polish State Railways
Gdańsk Główny is a railway station in Gdańsk, Poland. The station is the main passenger station for the city of Gdańsk, as it is localised in the centre of the city. Access is easy due to a large number of communication routes intersecting near the station building (both trams and buses).
The station operates five platforms, of which two are in fact SKM stops. The remaining three operate Przewozy Regionalne and PKP Intercity trains. Access to platforms is made available via subterranean passages, both from the east and west sides of the city. At the east side the passage ends on the other side of Podwale Grodzkie street, and on the west it goes directly into a PKS (long-distance bus) station. The passages enable access to the station building and tram stops; inside them, many facilities are located, including but not limited to: shops, fast food bars and press outlets. One can also find individual vendors selling their products directly from their hands.
The station building hails from the end of the 19th century. Nowadays there is a small shopping centre on the patio, a McDonald's restaurant and a few other fast food (like KFC) outlets inside the building. Ticket offices are open all day, and the station sells international traffic tickets.
Before the outbreak of World War II Gdańsk Główny station was named Danzig Hbf. At the end of the World War II Soviet forces burned the station building almost completely (as they did with the rest of the city), and it had to be rebuilt after the war.
The same design was used in the construction of Colmar's principle train station in Alsace, France. Thus the buildings are twins of one another.
Lines crossing the station
Start station End station Line type Station position Warszawa Wschodnia Osobowa Gdańsk Główny Passenger/Freight 327.741 km. Gdańsk Główny Stargard Szczeciński Passenger/Freight 0 km. Gdańsk Główny Gdańsk Zaspa Towarowa Freight 0 km. Gdańsk Główny Gdańsk Nowy Port Closed 0 km. Gdańsk Główny Rumia Passenger 0 km.
- Gdańsk Główny at Google Local
SKM stops Gdańsk–WejherowoGdańsk Główny · Gdańsk Stocznia · Gdańsk Politechnika · Gdańsk Wrzeszcz · Gdańsk Zaspa · Gdańsk Przymorze-Uniwersytet · Gdańsk Oliwa · Gdańsk Żabianka · Sopot Wyścigi · Sopot · Sopot Kamienny Potok · Gdynia Orłowo · Gdynia Redłowo · Gdynia Wzgórze św. Maksymiliana · Gdynia Główna · Gdynia Stocznia · Gdynia Grabówek · Gdynia Leszczynki · Gdynia Chylonia · Gdynia Cisowa · Rumia Janowo · Rumia · Reda · Reda Pieleszewo · Wejherowo Śmiechowo · Wejherowo Nanice · Wejherowo Gdańsk–Gdańsk Nowy Port
(defunct)Gdańsk Główny · Gdańsk Stocznia · Gdańsk Nowe Szkoty · Gdańsk Kolonia · Gdańsk Zaspa Towarowa · Gdańsk Brzeźno · Gdańsk Nowy Port
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