Gdańsk Kolonia is a former SKM stop in Gdańsk, Poland. It is no longer used since June 2005, after canceling passenger service on Gdańsk - Nowy Port line. This line is now used only for freight transport
The stop is likely to have re-open by 2012 as it is near to the location of the future stadium Baltic Arena, which is planned for 2012 UEFA European Football Championship.
The line connecting Gdańsk Główny
) with Gdańsk Nowy Port
) was opened in October 1867
. It had been electrified in 1951
, but the voltage was changed (from 800 V) into standard 3kV in 1973
. The line served mostly as the transport route for shipyard workers who commuted to the Gdańsk Shipyard
. On December 15 2002
the line was shortened to reach only Gdańsk Brzeźno. On June 25 2005
the line was completely closed for passenger service.
- Revolution in Gdańsk? (Rewolucja w Gdańsku?) at www.rynek-kolejowy.pl, URL accessed at April 28 2007
- Gdańsk Kolonia at Polish Railway Database, URL accessed at April 28, 2007.