Halkapınar railway station

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TCDD intercity, regional
İZBAN commuter
Halkapınar Train Station.JPG
The western end of the station.
Coordinates 38°15′38″N 27°06′02″E / 38.260615°N 27.100646°E / 38.260615; 27.100646
Owned by TCDD, İZBAN
Line(s) İZBAN
Northern Line
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Connections BSicon SUBWAY.svg Halkapınar
Local Transit ESHOT: 12, 53, 70, 77, 78, 80, 90, 102, 125, 140, 147, 148, 154, 168, 240, 251, 252, 253, 255, 335, 418, 477, 498, 501, 502, 503, 504, 543, 555, 560, 564, 581, 599
Structure type At-grade
Platform levels 2
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status In Operation
Station code 3615
Opened 1866
Closed 2006-2010
Rebuilt 2000, 2010
Electrified 2001
Previous names Mersinli (1866-2000)
Passengers (2011) 1,793,536 (İZBAN)

Halkapınar railway station (Turkish: Halkapınar istasyonu), previously known as Mersinli, is a station on the Northern Line of the İZBAN commuter rail system. It is part of the larger Halkapınar Transfer Center and is a major transportation hub in İzmir. The station has two island platforms serving four tracks. Halkapınar is serviced by all trains on the line; İZBAN commuter trains to Aliağa, Alsancak and Tepeköy as well as inter-city and regional trains operated by the Turkish State Railways to Bandırma, Balıkesir, Konya and Ankara.

Connection is available to the İzmir Metro system as well as ESHOT bus service which operates buses from two large terminals adjacent to the station. Due to Halkapınar's location on a junction to the Port of İzmir, the northernmost four tracks serve as a yard for freight cars usually being shunted around the area.

Bus Connections[edit]


  • 12 Halkapınar Metro-Fahrettin Altay via Konak
  • 70 Halkapınar Metro-Şirinyer
  • 80 Halkapınar Metro-Bozyaka
  • 90 Halkapınar Metro-Gaziemir
  • 102 Halkapınar Metro-Alpaslan
  • 168 Halkapınar Metro-Evka 4 via Osmangazi
  • 251 Halkapınar Metro-Konak via Kahramanlar
  • 252 Halkapınar Metro 2-Konak via Şair Eşref
  • 253 Halkapınar Metro-Konak via Talatpaşa Avenue
  • 501 Halkapınar Metro-Çiçek Mahallesi
  • 502 Halkapınar Metro-Cengizhan
  • 503 Halkapınar Metro-Gazi Sq.
  • 504 Halkapınar Metro-F. Edip Baksı
  • 543 Halkapınar Metro-Bostanlı Transfer Station
  • 555 Halkapınar Metro-İZOTAŞ
  • 560 Halkapınar Metro-Pınarbaşı
  • 599 Halkapınar Metro-Borsa Okulu


Previous Turkish State Railways Next
İzmir Blue Train
Toward Ankara
Konya Blue Train
Toward Konya
Karesi Express
Toward Balıkesir
Aegean Express
Toward Balıkesir
6th of September Express
Toward Bandırma
17th of September Express
Toward Bandırma
Alsancak-Uşak Regional
Toward Uşak
Alsancak-Alaşehir Regional
Toward Alaşehir
Previous İZBAN Next
Northern Line
Towards Aliağa