San Severo railway station

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Location
41°41'04"N
015°23'31"E
Country
 Italy
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Description

San Severo railway station is an Italian railway station situated in San Severo. It is one of the main railway stations in the province of Foggia.

Overview

The station is served by inter-city trains, local trains and express trains and it is the railway terminus of the line to Peschici. Even if the station is situated on the outskirts of San Severo, in Piazza della Costituzione (Constitution Square), it is connected to the centre of the town by viale Matteotti (Matteotti Boulevard).

History

The station was officially inaugurated in 1864. From 1952 to 1962, San Severo railway station has been the terminus of tram line to Torremaggiore. By the early afternoon of 3 April 1989 a local train coming from Bari Centrale railway station derailed and destroyed the station; 8 people were killed in the crash and 20 people were injured. The names of the victims have been written on a tombstone and a little stone monument has been built to commemorate them.

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