Also for 2023The arrangement has arrived The best European train stationsdeveloped by the European Rail Index with the aim of “Helping passengers choose the ideal stop for their next trip in order to enjoy the best possible experience“: An Italian takes an honorable place in the top ten.
It's about to Central Naplesunder Vesuvius, who won Seventh placebefore Rome, Milan, Bologna and Turin.
Features of Analysis for the Fourth Edition
The European Rail Index was taken into account Fifty of the largest stations Railways in Europe (in terms of passenger volume) were developed Classification 2023 Based on various factors including on-site amenities, access options, transport links, quality of information provided, ticket offices, shops, lounges, dining options, free WiFi, rail coverage, taxis and ride sharing.
In addition, the research method included official reports provided by national authorities, online statistics, station maps, and real-time updates. Passenger feedback On all aspects they consider priority such as waiting times, train delays, applications and tickets.
Naples Central, in the top ten of the best stations
Thus, you conquered the crowded Naples Central Station Seventh place in the top ten One of the best railway stations in Europe for 2023, it is the only Italian station, with a score of 86 out of a maximum of 123.
In fact, the equally popular Rome, Bologna and Milan stations failed to make the top ten: Roma Termini I stopped at Sixteenth place, Central Bologna to twenty-sixth And Milan Central to XXIX.
Other stations that stand out in the top ten and overall winners
What are the other best stops in Europe besides Naples?
Tied tenth place Oslo and Viennawith 81 points out of a maximum of 123, ninth Paris la garre With 82 points, eighth Amsterdam With 85 points, sixth Frankfurt With 86 points, fifth place Utrecht With a score of 90 points, then the joint third place on the podium and 90 points for each Bern and BerlinVienna Central Station comes in second place with 94 points.
first time again, Zurichwith 102 points and public services defined as “excellent”: The neo-Baroque waiting room is so opulent that it has hosted opera performances. The spacious shopping center provides passengers with everything they might need, and trains run to 21 destinations including Amsterdam and Budapest.
The worst European stations
But the European Rail Index ranking does not stop at the best stations on the Old Continent.
In fact, the analysis also revealed… Five “worst” stations. The railways of Europe, so to speak, “failed.”
Although Frankfurt and central Berlin are in the top ten with sixth and third places, the stations Less welcoming They are all in Germany: These are Essen, Berlin Ostkreuz, Berlin Zoologischer Garten, Munich Passing and Bremen.
the reasons? Passengers complain of long waiting times for trains, frequent delays, and a currently “rickety” rail service with reliability levels falling sharply.
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