Punta Raisi railway station

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Punta Raisi
Two Minuetto[1] trains inside the station.
Two Minuetto[2] trains inside the station.
Location Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino
90045 Cinisi PA
Cinisi, Palermo, Sicily
Italy
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Operated by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Line(s) Palermo Passante railway
Distance 60.4 km (37.5 mi)
from Roccella[3]
Platforms 3
Train operators Trenitalia
Connections
Other information
Classification Silver
History
Opened 2004; 16 years ago (2004)
Location
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Punta Raisi railway station (Italian: Stazione di Punta Raisi), is located within Palermo Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Palermo "Falcone e Borsellino") (IATA code: PMO) in Cinisi, near Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Opened in 2004, the station is the northwestern terminus of the Palermo Passante railway, and forms part of the Palermo Metro.

The station is managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). Train services are operated by Trenitalia. Both companies are subsidiaries of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.

Location

Punta Raisi railway station is situated underground, directly opposite the airport terminal, and is accessible through the terminal.

History

The station is part of the extension of Metropolitana di Palermo Line A from Piraineto railway station to the airport. The construction of this extension began in 2001, and the station was opened in 2004.

Features

The station is equipped with three platforms, all of them for passenger service.

Train movements

Punta Raisi is now the northwestern terminus of Line A. Trains operate between Punta Raisi and Palermo Centrale. On weekdays, a train runs in each direction approximately every 30 minutes between early morning and around 10 pm.

See also

References

External links

Media related to Punta Raisi railway station at Wikimedia Commons This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at February 2011.