Çiğli railway station

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Çiğli
TCDD intercity and regional rail station
İZBAN commuter rail station
Çiğli station.JPG
The station building in December 2010.
LocationSemra Aksu Cd., İstasyonaltı, 35630
Çiğli/İzmir
Turkey
Coordinates38°29′31″N 27°03′47″E / 38.4920°N 27.0631°E / 38.4920; 27.0631Coordinates: 38°29′31″N 27°03′47″E / 38.4920°N 27.0631°E / 38.4920; 27.0631
Owned byTurkish State Railways
Operated byTCDD Taşımacılık
Line(s)TCDD Taşımacılık:İZBAN:
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks7
Train operatorsTCDD Taşımacılık, İZBAN
Construction
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened10 November 1865
Closed2008-10
Rebuilt2008
Electrified2001
25 kV AC, 60Hz
Services
Preceding station   TCDD Taşımacılık   Following station
Terminus
Izmir Blue Train
toward Ankara
Karesi Express
toward Balıkesir
Konya Blue Train
toward Konya
6 Sept. Express
toward Bandırma
17 Sept. Express
İzmir-Alaşehir
toward Alaşehir
Uşak Express
toward Uşak
  İZBAN  
toward Alsancak
Northern Line
toward Aliağa
Former services
Preceding station   Turkish State Railways   Following station
toward Basmane
Çiğli suburbanTerminus

Çiğli railway station (Turkish: Çiğli garı) is a railway station in İzmir, Turkey. The station is within the Çiğli district of the city and is a stop for all trains on the line. İZBAN operates commuter trains north to Aliağa and Menemen and south to Alsancak and Tepeköy. TCDD Taşımacılık operates seven trains, five intercity and two regional, to Eskişehir, Bandırma, Balıkesir, Soma, Uşak and Alaşehir.

Çiğli was the northern terminus of the Çiğli suburban for 140 years, since the service began in 1865 until it ended in 2005.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atilla, A. Nedim (2002). İzmir Demiryolları (in Turkish). İzmir: İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kültür Yayınları. p. 111. ISBN 975-180076-5.