Ragusa Railway station (Stazione ferroviaria)
The Ragusa railway station (on the map) was a two-story building with tightly sealed Windows and doors. Even the station bar was closed.
You can buy a ticket at a vending machine that only accepts Bank cards. However, you can buy a ticket directly on the train, from the conductor - here a person without a ticket is not considered a hare by default, as in our country. Or take advantage of online booking, as most local residents do, showing the conductor an electronic ticket on the screen of their smartphone.
"Our penetration of the planet is especially noticeable in the distance - ( ... ) there are inscriptions in Russian", as the unforgettable Vladimir Vysotsky sang.
On the other side of the tracks is a beautiful mansion, decorated in the art Nouveau style. In a green courtyard with a fountain piled some white funnels of unknown purpose.
Italy is one of the few European countries where, in the age of fiber-optic communication, you can see the classic railway alarm system in action - about 10 minutes before the arrival of the train, the bell on the corresponding direction woke up.
Here comes my train to Jela. This is not even a train, but one car of an archaic appearance, but quite comfortable inside.