Luoma railway station

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Coordinates: 60°10′45″N 24°33′37″E / 60.17917°N 24.56028°E / 60.17917; 24.56028

Luoma
Bobäck
VR station
Luoma station.jpg
Location Luomankuja, 02440 Kirkkonummi
Owned by Finnish Transport Agency
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type ground station / halt
History
Opened 1932
Closed 1944
Rebuilt 1956
Electrified 1969
Traffic
Passengers 145 (Spring 2008)

Luoma (Finnish) or Bobäck (Swedish) was a station on the VR commuter rail network located in Kirkkonummi, Finland, between the stations of Mankki and Masala. The station had two tracks, with track one serving trains towards Kirkkonummi and track two towards Helsinki. The station was opened in 1932, then named as Nokka. In that time, there was an other station named Luoma, located about a kilometer more towards Helsinki. The station was out of use between 1944 and 1956, as the Porkkala Cape served as a Soviet military base and the frontier passed through the station. When the original Luoma station was abolished in 1978, the Nokka station was renamed as Luoma.[1] Because of very low number of passengers, the station was closed 27 March 2016.[2]

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Only the U and L trains between Kirkkonummi and Helsinki stopped at Luoma, the faster S line did not. The Y train towards Karis ran through the station but did not stop.

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