Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo

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Template:Infobox station Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo is the only railway station in the Principality of Monaco. It is served by trains of the French operator SNCF, on the Marseille–Ventimiglia railway line. The station, along with the entire railway line in the principality, is underground.

History

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Lower entrance to the station

The railway line from Marseille reached Monaco in 1868. In the early 1990s, it was decided to re-route the railway underground and build a new station. Construction commenced in 1993, and the new station opened on 7 December 1999. This comprises a curved tunnel 466 metres in length, 22 metres wide and 13 metres in height. There are three tracks through the station, accessed from a side platform on the south side, and an island platform between the two tracks to the north.

Services

The majority of trains serving Monaco-Monte-Carlo are local TER Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur services between Marseille-Saint-Charles and Ventimiglia, just inside the French-Italian border. There are also a small number of TGV services from Paris-Gare de Lyon.

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