Adapazarı railway station

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Adapazarı Central Station
Location Gar meydanı, 54100 Semerciler, Sakarya
Turkey
Coordinates 40°27′47″N 30°14′24″E / 40.462961°N 30.240040°E / 40.462961; 30.240040Coordinates: 40°27′47″N 30°14′24″E / 40.462961°N 30.240040°E / 40.462961; 30.240040
Owned by Turkish State Railways
Platforms 4
Tracks 6
Construction
Parking Located next to the station's plaza
History
Opened 1899
Closed 2012-13
Rebuilt 1969
Electrified 1969

Adapazarı Central Station is the main terminal railway station in the city of Adapazarı. It is the eastern terminus of the Haydarpaşa-Adapazarı Regional, the most heavily used rail service line in Turkey and second most in service frequency. The station is located directly in the city center. The other two stations serving Adapazarı are Mithatpaşa railway station, located in southwestern Adapazarı and Arifye railway station, located in Adapazarı's southern suburb. The station is situated on the north end of the Adapazarı Branch, which connects to the Istanbul––Ankara Main Line at Arifye.

The station was opened on November, 1899 by the Anatolian Railway (CFOA). The railway intended to continue to the railway to Bolu and then Ankara, but this never happened and the station became a terminal. In 1969, the line was electrified and new improved regional service was added to İstanbul. On February 1, 2012, the station temporarily closed down due to the construction of the İstanbul-Ankara high-speed railway, however a project that if approved will lead to the abandonment of the station in favor of building a new station in Arifye, which is 8.13 km (5.05 mi) southwest of the city center. The station is currently used for storing rail cars.

Service[edit]

Previous Turkish State Railways Next
Mithatpaşa
Toward İstanbul
Haydarpaşa-Adapazarı Regional
Terminus

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