Titan Sud (formerly known as Gara 23 August) is a small train station located in the Eastern side of Bucharest, Romania, near the Republica metro station and the Republica Factory (formerly 23 August Factory).
The railway station was built in 1985, mainly to serve commuters on the Bucharest–Oltenița line. As of 2006, the station serves only four commuter train lines, all of them linking to Oltenița. The station is owned by Căile Ferate Române.
Căile Ferate Române is the state railway carrier of Romania. As of 2014, the railway network of Romania consists of 10,777 km (6,697 mi), of which 4,029 km (2,504 mi) (37.4%) are electrified. The total track length is 22,247 km (13,824 mi), of which 8,585 km (5,334 mi) (38.5%) are electrified. The CIA World Factbook lists Romania with the 23rd largest railway network in the world. The network is significantly interconnected with other European railway networks, providing pan-European passenger and freight services. CFR as an entity has been operating since 1880, even though the first railway on current Romanian territory was opened in 1854. CFR is divided into four autonomous companies:
Oltenița is a city in Călărași County, Muntenia, Romania, on the left bank of the river Argeș, where its waters flow into the Danube.
Ilfov is the county that surrounds Bucharest, the capital of Romania. It used to be largely rural, but, after the fall of Communism, many of the county's villages and communes developed into high-income commuter towns, which act like suburbs or satellites of Bucharest. The gentrification of the county is continuing, with many towns in Ilfov, such as Otopeni, having some of the highest GDP per capita levels in the country.
The Republic of Ploiești was a revolt against the princely Romanian monarchy in the city of Ploiești, Romania, on 8 August, 1870.
Petrache Poenaru, formerly known as Semănătoarea is a metro station in Bucharest, Romania, servicing the Bucharest Metro Line M1. It was named after Semănătoarea, an agricultural machinery factory located in the vicinity, but it is now named after Petrache Poenaru, a Romanian inventor of the Enlightenment era. The metro station services both what is left of the factory, part of the Regie student campus located in the vicinity, the Sema Park industrial Park, as well as some newly built residential areas.
Timpuri Noi is a subway station in Bucharest. The name was taken from the nearby mechanical factory. The factory has since been demolished, making way for a planned office and residential development. The station has yellow, red and white tiling. It was originally the eastern terminus of the M1, being opened on 19 November 1979 as part of the inaugural section of Bucharest Metro, between Semanatoarea and Timpuri Noi. On 28 December 1981, the line was extended east to Republica.
Lujerului metro station, previously known as Armata Poporului is a metro station in the Militari neighborhood of Bucharest. It is located at the intersection of Lujerului and Iuliu Maniu Avenues, close to the Lujerului road-tunnel, near the Cotroceni Freight Railway Terminal, the Lujerului Silo, Mills and Bread Factory, and next to the Cora Lujerului hypermarket. The metro station also services the Plaza Romania mall.
Piața Sudului is a metro station in located in Berceni, Bucharest. Located near the station, above ground is the 'Big Berceni' market, highway to Oltenița and many other transport options including tram, trolleybus and bus connections, run by the STB. The station is directly linked with the Shopping Mall Sun Plaza through underground.
Republica is a metro station in Bucharest, servicing the heavy machinery plant with the same name and the Cora hypermarket located in the vicinity. Also, the Titan Sud train station is located in the immediate vicinity.
Pantelimon is a metro station on Line M1 of the Bucharest Metro. Situated in Pantelimon neighbourhood, adjacent to the town of Pantelimon, it is the terminus of Line M1 and was opened in May 1991 as a one-station extension from Republica.
Dimitrie Leonida, formerly known as IMGB is a metro station in southern Bucharest, Romania, on Line 2. The station was originally built in order to transport workers to the Kvaerner IMGB steelworks. Even though this purpose is still served today to an extent, the area around the steelworks has developed residentially, and therefore is used by commuters who work in the city centre of Bucharest. The station was opened on 24 January 1986 as part of the inaugural section of the line, from Piața Unirii to Depoul IMGB.
Berceni, formerly known as Depoul IMGB is a metro station in Bucharest, Romania. It is the southern terminal station of Bucharest Metro Line M2 and it is the only aboveground metro station of Bucharest.
Militari is a district in the western part of Bucharest, in Sector 6. It is home to more than 100,000 inhabitants.
Pantelimon is a neighbourhood located in north-eastern Bucharest, Romania, in Sector 2. Outside Bucharest, there is an adjacent town named Pantelimon, administered separately.
The Danube–Bucharest Canal is a 73-kilometre (45 mi) long canal project that is planned to link Bucharest, Romania to the Danube via the Argeș River, and ultimately create direct access to the Black Sea via the existing Danube–Black Sea Canal.
Basarab railway station in Bucharest is situated near the city's main station, Gara de Nord. Built in 1959 to handle a share of the main station's traffic and mainly used by short-distance commuter trains run by Căile Ferate Române, it is often considered to be an annex of Gara de Nord, to which it is linked by a footbridge.
DN4 is a national road in Romania which links Bucharest with Oltenița, on the banks of Danube. The road is running north - south and is following the Argeș River.
Fundeni is a commune in Călărași County, Muntenia, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Fundeni. As of 2011, the population of Fundeni was 5,658.
The Giurgiu railway station is a train station in the town of Giurgiu, Romania. The station was opened in 1869 as part of the Bucharest-Giurgiu railway. Today, the station is only served by commuter (personal) trains to Bucharest, Grădiștea and Videle. The Giurgiu North railway station is located about one kilometer north of the station and is serviced by the Bosphorus Express operating between Bucharest and Istanbul.
Regie is a small district situated in western Bucharest, the capital of Romania, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, in Sector 6. It is located in the vicinity of the Politehnica University of Bucharest and comprises mainly student dormitories and student facilities like restaurants, bars, and clubs. It is delimited by the Crângași and Militari districts.