Lausanne railway station is the main station in the city of Lausanne, in Switzerland. The station first opened in 1856. This station has nine platforms which are used by FFS (Swiss Federal Railway) trains. Lausanne lies on the railway line that leads to Brig and includes stops in Frutigen, Bern, Kandergrund, Blausee, Kandersteg, Spiez and Hondirch; it is also an important hub for passengers arriving from France and Italy. Lausanne station is also linked to the Lausanne underground, and is a focal point for local public transport; the station is used for both overground and underground traffic. The station is housed in a building dating back to 1916 and facilities include several shops, cafés, ticket offices, Wi-Fi, toilets, waiting rooms and services for people with reduced mobility. A car park and taxi rank can be found outside. Passengers wishing to make a stop in Lausanne can visit the Cathedral, the Olympic Museum, the Castle of Saint-Marie and the Palais de Rumine or take a trip to the lake.