Treviglio railway station
Treviglio railway station , also known as Treviglio Centrale railway station (Italian: Stazione di Treviglio Centrale) is the main station
Central station
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 serving the town and comune
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of Treviglio
Treviglio is a town and comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, northern Italy. It lies 20 km south of the capital city, in the lower territory called "Bassa" marked by the Adda and the Serio rivers....

, in the region
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 of Lombardy
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, northern Italy
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. Opened in 1878, it has a higher average number of passengers per day than Treviglio's other railway station, Treviglio Ovest.

The main station forms part of the Milan–Venice railway, and is also a terminus of two secondary railways, from Bergamo and Cremona, respectively. It is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana is an Italian company fully owned by Ferrovie dello Stato . RFI is the owner of Italy's railway network, it sets train paths, provides signalling, provides maintenance and other services for the railway network...

 (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building
Station building
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 is managed by Centostazioni
' is a member company of Italy's Ferrovie dello Stato group. It was created to rehabilitate, develop and manage 103 medium sized Italian railway stations.-History:...

. 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.


Treviglio railway station is situated at Piazzale Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
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, at the southern edge of the town centre.


The station was opened on 5 March 1878, upon the inauguration of the direct Treviglio–Rovato section of the Milan–Venice railway.

In 1885, the station became part of the Rete Adriatica, under the management of the Società per le Strade Ferrate Meridionali
Società per le Strade Ferrate Meridionali
The Società per le Strade Ferrate Meridionali was an Italian railway company established in 1862. In 1885 it took the control of the so-called "Rete Adriatica"...

(Company for the Southern Railways, SFM). After the nationalisation of Italy's railways in 1905, it was operated by the FS.

Passenger and train movements

The station has about 3.5 million passenger movements each year.

See also

  • History of rail transport in Italy
  • List of railway stations in Lombardy
  • Rail transport in Italy
    Rail transport in Italy
    The Italian railway system is one of the most important infrastructure in the country, with a total length of . The network is recently growing with the construction of the new high speed rail network....

  • Railway stations in Italy
    Railway stations in Italy
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