Napoli Mergellina railway station
Napoli Mergellina railway station serves the city and comune
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of Naples
Naples is a city in Southern Italy, situated on the country's west coast by the Gulf of Naples. Lying between two notable volcanic regions, Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, it is the capital of the region of Campania and of the province of Naples...

, in the region
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 of Campania
Campania is a region in southern Italy. The region has a population of around 5.8 million people, making it the second-most-populous region of Italy; its total area of 13,590 km² makes it the most densely populated region in the country...

, southern Italy
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. Opened in 1925, it is the third most important railway station in Naples, after Napoli Centrale
Napoli Centrale railway station
Napoli Centrale is the main railway station in the city of Naples and southern Italy and the sixth largest station in Italy in terms of passenger flow. It is located next to Piazza Garibaldi to the east of the old city...

 and Napoli Campi Flegrei
Napoli Campi Flegrei railway station
Napoli Campi Flegrei railway station serves the city and comune of Naples, in the region of Campania, southern Italy. Opened in 1925, it is the second most important railway station in Naples, after Napoli Centrale. It also forms part of the Naples Passante railway.The station is currently...

. It also forms part of the Naples Passante railway.

The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
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 (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building
Station building
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 is managed by Centostazioni
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. Train services are operated by Trenitalia
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. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato
Ferrovie dello Stato
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 (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.


Napoli Mergellina railway station is on Corso Vittorio Emanuele, to the south west of the city centre. It is about 200 metres (656.2 ft) north of the Mergellina marina, from where the hydrofoils depart for the islands in the Gulf of Naples
Gulf of Naples
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The station was opened on 20 September 1925, upon the inauguration of the Naples Passante railway.

Passenger and train movements

The station has about 6.2 million passenger movements each year.

See also

  • History of rail transport in Italy
  • List of railway stations in Campania
  • Rail transport in Italy
    Rail transport in Italy
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  • Railway stations in Italy
    Railway stations in Italy
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