Tirana railway station

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Tirana
Hekurudha Shqiptare
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Tirana railway station before demolition
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Coordinates 41°20′12″N19°48′58″E / 41.3366°N 19.816°E / 41.3366; 19.816 Coordinates: 41°20′12″N19°48′58″E / 41.3366°N 19.816°E / 41.3366; 19.816
Line(s) Durrës–Tiranë railway
Platforms2
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus, Taxi
Construction
Structure typeConcrete
History
Opened23 February 1949
Closed2 September 2013
Tirana railway station
Location
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Tirana
Location in Albania
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Tirana railway station was the central railway hub of Tirana, Albania. The railway was connected to other cities in Albania including Vlorë and Durrës. [1] The railway station was said to have no luggage office. [2] On 2 September 2013, the station was closed for passenger and freight transport, and was demolished to make room for a new boulevard that leads over the station area to the north. A completely new district will be created. As a result, the Tirana station was moved to Vorë in 2013, and later to renovated Kashar station in May 2015. The former Kashar-Tiranë line around 10 km in length was replaced with a bus service.

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In the northwestern district of Tirana, Laprakë, a new station will be built, which is planned as a multi-functional terminal for railway, tram and bus. Until its opening, the railway transport between Tirana and Kashar remains closed. [3]

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References

  1. Central and South-Eastern Europe 2004. Europa Regional Surveys of the World 2004 Series (4 ed.). Routledge. 2004. p. 98. ISBN   1-85743-186-3.
  2. Jeroen van Marle, Alwyn Thomson, Tirana In Your Pocket
  3. Tiranë, stacioni i trenit zhvendoset në Vorë Archived 2013-09-03 at the Wayback Machine